Charlotte, NC (August 6, 2020) – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to the scene of an injury crash in the city on Thursday, August 6th. The crash took place on Sugar Creek Road at the intersection with Lynn Lee Circle.
Police arrived at the scene around 6:30 p.m. in response to reports of the crash. When officers arrived, they found at least one person suffering from undisclosed injuries as a result of the accident. The injured victim was treated at the scene but there is no word on their condition or the nature of their injuries at this time. Officers have not released any details on the cause of the accident. Motorists near the University City area were advised to use caution when approaching the crash scene and to find alternate routes of travel if possible. It is unclear how many people were hurt in the accident.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time. No additional details have been released and there is no word on whether any charges are expected.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim following this car accident in Charlotte. We hope for their complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Charlotte
The greater Charlotte area has a population of nearly one million people. This area has grown in size tremendously over the past ten years. With the increase in size has also come an increase in traffic and also a higher number of traffic accidents. In 2018, there were 34,183 reported traffic accidents in Charlotte and more than 18,000 injuries. The devastating effects of a North Carolina car accident cannot be ignored by many victims who, unfortunately, are injured due to the actions of a negligent driver.
If you or a loved one have been hurt in a crash, you should take steps to protect your legal rights as soon as possible. You may receive calls from the insurance company wanting you to quickly settle your case for a small amount of money. It is often not in your best interest to settle at this stage. The insurance adjuster is interested in making a profit for the company and their settlement offer likely does not compensate you for important things such as the cost of any future medical treatment. In this situation, it is important to contact an experienced North Carolina car accident attorney. You should not attempt to negotiate with the insurance company or sign off on a settlement before receiving trusted legal advice.
At Burton Law Firm, attorney Jason M. Burton will fight for you when you feel like your back is against the wall. Since 2012, we have helped recover more than 40 million dollars in compensation for crash victims and their families throughout the state. We take pride in ensuring that victims receive the compensation they deserve when they have been hurt by the careless actions of a third party.
We are standing by to assist you at any time. For your free consultation and case evaluation, please reach out to us through the link on our website or call us at (833) 623-0042 to schedule your appointment.
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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.