Butner, NC (June 1, 2022) – Officials near Butner responded to the scene of a serious car accident on Wednesday, June 1st. The accident happened in the southbound lanes of Interstate 85 near Exit 189 at Gate Road.
According to a report from the scene, the accident involved injuries to at least one person. There were multiple cars involved in the accident. Lane closures started around 10:00 a.m. and were expected to last into several hours of the afternoon. No information has been given on the cause of the accident or the extent of the injuries. Due to traffic delays, motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible. The identities of those involved have not been released and there is no word on what caused the collision to occur.
An investigation remains ongoing. There is no further information available at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victims of this car accident in Butner. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
Each day we get into a vehicle in order to travel to and from our destinations. It is easy to forget that we are taking a risk every time we venture onto the roadways. Due to the prevalence of negligent drivers, serious accidents take place on a daily basis throughout North Carolina. Sadly, there are more than 200,000 crashes reported annually in our state. A substantial number of these accidents involve injuries. Even worse, the victims who are hurt are often innocent victims who were in the wrong place at the wrong time when they came across a negligent motorist.
When you have been injured in a North Carolina car accident, it is important to understand what steps you should take next. During this time, your focus should be solely on your healing and recovery. As you continue to move forward after the crash, you should also be aware of your legal rights. North Carolina law provides crash victims with the opportunity to receive reimbursement for their damages sustained in the collision. If you were not at fault, it is vital to speak with an experienced attorney as soon as possible.
Here at Burton Law Firm, we strongly believe that every negligent driver should be held fully accountable for their actions. Our firm chooses to focus on representing clients in injury cases. We remain up to date on changes in the law and the best strategies to maximize your compensation. Our firm fights hard to ensure that our clients receive the recoveries that they deserve.
We are here and ready to speak with you at any time. We always offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. At this time, we will go over the facts of your case and help come up with a plan to achieve your goals. To schedule your appointment with one of our car accident attorneys in Butner, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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Disclaimer: Our team of personal injury lawyers at Burton Law Firm has taken pride in being active members of our local business community for more than 8 years. We are always striving to improve the quality of life for our community members and improve the overall safety and well-being of all North Carolinians. We hope that by providing this information about the dangers of driving that we will bring added awareness and drivers will use increased caution when operating a motor vehicle. Our thoughts are with everyone who may have been affected by this incident. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post should be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos in this post are not a depiction of the actual accident scene.