Charlotte, NC (October 1, 2020) – Police were on the scene of a crash with serious injuries in west Charlotte on Thursday, October 1st. The crash took place on Wilkinson Boulevard near the intersection with Morris Field Drive.
According to reports from officials, the crash involved a school bus. There is no word on whether any other vehicles were also involved in the collision and no details were given on the events leading up to the crash. Rescue crews arrived on the scene and provided aid to multiple injured victims. Authorities report that one patient was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, another was transported with serious injuries, and three were taken with minor injuries. There is no information on the identity of the victims at this time.
An investigation into the incident remains ongoing. No further details have been released.
We would like to extend our thoughts and best wishes to the victim of this accident in west Charlotte and we hope for a complete recovery.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
Injury crashes take place in North Carolina each day, multiple times per day. When an accident occurs, it is usually because of some form of negligent driving by another motorist. Drivers who choose to engage in careless and reckless driving behavior are placing their own desires over the safety of others on the roadway. This can include motorists who speed, drive while impaired, text while they are driving, fail to yield to other vehicles, and more. These actions can all lead to serious injuries which can have major and sometimes permanent consequences for accident victims.
If you have been injured in a North Carolina car accident, you should seek to protect your legal rights as soon as possible. After the crash, you will likely receive a call from an insurance adjuster wanting you to accept a quick settlement and sign away your rights to further pursue your case. Before you sign anything, however, you should speak with a skilled and trusted North Carolina personal injury lawyer. An attorney can advise you on your rights and help you make the correct decisions so that you do not jeopardize your claim and your chances to receive the compensation you deserve.
At Burton Law Firm, we know what you are going through and we are here to help. North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton assists clients every day who have been victimized by the actions of others. We know what it takes to stand up to the insurance company and fight for you when you are facing a difficult situation. Since 2012, we have successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation on behalf of our clients and we would be honored to assist you as well.
We are standing by to take your call at any time. To schedule your free consultation and case evaluation with a member of our team, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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