Charlotte, NC (September 17, 2020) – Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to the scene of a car accident on Thursday, September 17th. The crash was first reported to officers around 6:00 p.m.
After receiving a call regarding the crash, officials were dispatched to 1800 Katherine Kiker Rd. When they arrived, police discovered that at least one person had sustained injuries in the accident. Rescue crews were also dispatched to provide medical treatment. The victim was treated at the scene. The severity of the injuries is not known at this time. Authorities have not released any details on the events leading up to the accident or the identities of the victims.
An investigation into the crash is active at this time. It is not clear whether charges are expected to be filed in connection with the crash. No further information is available at this time.
We would like to extend our thoughts to the injured victim in this Charlotte car accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
North Carolina Car Accidents
According to statistics maintained by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were more than 280,000 traffic accidents reported in 2018. The number of crashes is on the rise in our state. In 2013, there were about 220,000 accidents reported. In just five years, the number of reported traffic accidents rose by approximately 60,000. The reasons for this increase are numerous, but they include a higher traffic volume and a greater number of negligent drivers on the roadways.
A North Carolina car accident can affect all aspects of your life. Your financial, physical, and emotional well-being can all be harmed when you have been involved in a crash. Once it has been determined that the other driver is at fault, you should begin the process of gathering evidence and finding an attorney that can help you protect your legal rights. During these challenging times, it is important to ensure that your rights are fully protected and that you do not lose the ability to pursue the compensation that can help you make a complete recovery and assist you in comfortably securing your future.
Here at Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton will aggressively protect your interests when you have been hurt in a crash. We know that you are likely feeling a great deal of anxiety and uncertainty at this time. We want to help you during this difficult period. Our team will assist in gathering the evidence that you need to prove your case and obtain a favorable judgment or settlement. We will fight for your rights every step of the way and will not stop until we have helped you achieve a positive resolution.
Our team stands ready to help you at any time. We offer free consultations to all potential clients and we do not charge any attorney fees until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with us, please contact our office 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.