Charlotte, NC (September 10, 2020) – At least one person was hurt in a crash involving a car and light rail train in Charlotte on Thursday, September 10th. The crash took place at the intersection of Sweden Road and South Boulevard.
The Charlotte Fire Department, Pineville Fire Department, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police all responded to the crash scene. There is no word at this time on the events leading up to the crash. The train sustained front-end damage and the car sustained heavy damage. The driver of the vehicle had to be extricated by fire crews before being taken to Atrium Health for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The victim’s name and age have not been released at this time.
Passengers on the bus were ordered to transfer to a different bus following the accident while Sweden Road remained closed as officers were at the scene cleaning up debris and investigating the accident.
There is no further information available at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts to the victim of this train crash in Charlotte. We hope for a complete recovery.
Personal Injury Accidents in North Carolina
According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there are nearly 280,000 traffic accidents reported in our state during recent years. A North Carolina injury crash can take place anywhere at any time. Drivers who utilize the roadway should always be familiar with their surroundings and should take proper precautions in order to avoid a serious accident from occurring. It only takes one moment of negligent driving to change your life, and possibly the of others, forever.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a traffic accident in North Carolina, you should seek advice from a qualified and trusted attorney as soon as possible. A good personal injury lawyer will be able to evaluate your case, explain the law as it applies to your circumstances, and come up with a plan of action to help you receive the money to which you are entitled. During this time, it is important to be fully compensated as you move through various stages of your recovery.
If you attempt to settle your claim with the insurance company too soon, you are likely undervaluing the claim and not receiving as much as you should. That is because the insurance company is not working for you but instead their only goal is to save dollars from their bottom line.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina personal injury lawyer Jason M. Burton is here for you no matter the circumstances. Mr. Burton strongly believes in justice for all innocent crash victims and will fight for your legal rights when your back is against the wall. We will be your advocate and help you receive the compensation you need to make a full and complete recovery.
Our consultations are always free to potential clients. We also work on a contingency fee basis in most injury cases, meaning there is no payment until we successfully obtain a recovery on your behalf. 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) 623-004.
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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.