Charlotte, NC (September 20, 2020) – A car accident with injuries was reported in Charlotte on Sunday, September 20th. Officials received word of the accident at 4937 Sunset Road around 4:30 a.m.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, along with rescue crews, responded to the scene shortly after being dispatched. When police arrived, they located an injury accident with at least one victim. The victim received medical treatment at the scene but the full extent of their injuries is not known at this time. Police did not immediately release any details on the cause of the accident or the number of injured victims. There is also no word on the identity of those involved at this time.
An investigation into the crash remains ongoing. No further information is available.
We wish to extend our thoughts and best wishes for a speedy recovery to all who were affected by this accident on Sunset Road in Charlotte.
Car Accidents in Charlotte
As the largest city in our state, Charlotte also reports the highest number of motor vehicle crashes each year. According to statistics provided by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there was a total of 34,183 car accidents in Charlotte in the year 2018. Over 18,000 people were hurt and 96 were killed as a result of injuries sustained in these crashes. If you are involved in a car accident in Charlotte, you have about a 50% chance of being hurt in some way or another. Many of those who have been injured in a crash will suffer more serious injuries requiring extended hospital care and medical treatment. The costs of the accident can quickly add up as you struggle to resume the life you enjoyed prior to the crash.
When you have been injured in a North Carolina car accident, it is important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. Knowing your rights following the crash can have a major impact on your future. For instance, many people mistakenly believe that the insurance company will work with them to resolve their claims in a favorable manner. However, the insurance company is usually attempting to make a quick settlement to lower their costs. Their offers may not take into account the full extent of your damages, including your pain and suffering the cost of your future medical treatment.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help. We know what you are experiencing during this difficult time. Your focus should only be on your health and your recovery and you should not have to worry about the specifics of your legal claim. North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton has years of experience assisting injured victims with nearly every type of accident claim and we would be honored to assist you as well.
We offer free consultations and case evaluations for all potential clients. Our firm works on a contingency fee basis for most accident cases meaning that you do not owe us anything until we obtain a recovery for you. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us at https://www.jmburtonlaw.com/contact-us/ or give us a call any time 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.