Davidson County, NC (September 15, 2020) – One person was taken to the hospital following a crash between a car and a scooter in Davidson County. The collision took place just after 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 15th in the northbound lanes of I-85 near Davidson County Community College.
According to reports from the scene, rescue crews treated the injured scooter driver at the crash scene. The driver was then transported to a local hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. No one in the car was hurt as a result of the accident. There is no information on what caused the accident to occur at this time. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the Davidson County EMS both responded to the accident scene.
Troopers are still investigating the accident at this time. There is no additional information available regarding the crash.
We would like to extend our thoughts to the victim of this crash on I-85 in Davidson County. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
Accidents involving motorcycles, mopeds, scooters, and other small vehicles take place every day in North Carolina. In 2018, there were more than 4,000 crashes involving motorcycles, mopeds, scooters, and bikes in our state. Among these crashes, 2,806 injuries and 176 fatalities were reported. The injury and death rate for these types of accidents is higher than crashes involving cars and other larger vehicles. Many motorcycle and scooter crashes take place as a result of the actions of a negligent driver. Speeding, distraction, and other careless driving behaviors play a major role in serious North Carolina traffic accidents.
If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a crash, you could be entitled to compensation. An injury crash can turn your world upside down, resulting in extensive medical costs, weeks and months of treatment, and time missed from work. During this time, you could be suffering both financially and physically as you fight back from your injuries and make your recovery. Your focus should be on your healing and not on the details of your legal claim.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here for you during your time of need. We assist injured crash victims in all areas throughout the state. Our team, led by North Carolina personal injury attorney Jason M. Burton, strongly believes that all innocent accident victims should receive the compensation that they deserve. We have the skills and experience that you need to help you fight for your legal rights following a serious accident. Since 2012, our firm has successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars on behalf of our clients who have been injured by the negligent actions of another motorist.
We are standing by to take your call at any time. Our consultations are always free and we work on a contingency fee basis meaning that there is no fee unless we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with our attorneys, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call 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.