Dunn, NC (February 4, 2021) – A driver was hurt after he was hit by a truck while stepping out of his vehicle on Interstate 95 near Dunn. The crash took place in the northbound lanes of the roadway near Exit 71 and Long Branch Road.
According to police, a driver was involved in a crash that took place in the northbound lanes of the roadway. The driver’s vehicle ended up on the shoulder following the accident. As the driver stepped out of his vehicle, his car was hit by a truck that was traveling northbound on I-95. The force of the collision pushed the car into the man, causing him to suffer injuries. The man, who has not been identified, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. There were no additional injuries reported in the crash.
Delays were reported around the scene as traffic was backed up for several miles. Motorists were urged to use alternate routes of travel. There is no word at this time on whether any charges are expected to be filed and no further information is available.
We wish to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victim of this injury crash in Dunn.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
North Carolina is a growing state, with a population of more than 10 million residents. In addition, many more people come to our state each year for vacation and tourism. These factors can all lead to crowded and dangerous roadways. Even a single act of negligent driving can lead to a serious accident. The North Carolina Department of Transportation reports that there are about 80,000 injury accidents in North Carolina each year. Many of these victims will be seriously hurt in crashes that were not their fault.
If you have been hurt in a North Carolina car accident, you should speak with an attorney regarding your legal rights as soon as possible. In the event that you were not at fault for the crash, you may be entitled to recover damages from the other driver and their insurance company. Your damages can include payment for pain and suffering, lost wages, payment of your medical expenses, and possibly more. Depending on the severity of the crash, your injuries can linger for weeks and months and it is imperative that you receive adequate compensation to cover your treatment and recovery.
At Burton Law Firm, we stand ready to help you at any time. Our North Carolina car accident attorneys will fight for you when your back is seemingly against the wall. We know what needs to be done to make sure that you receive an appropriate settlement or verdict. Our team will fight hard to ensure that you are not held financially responsible for the reckless actions of another person. For more than eight years, we have proudly served clients throughout North Carolina. During that time, we have recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for injured victims and their families.
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