Durham County, NC (September 2, 2020) – Two people were taken to the hospital following a head-on crash in Durham County on Monday, August 31st. The crash was reported around 5:00 a.m. along Wake Forest Highway near Boyce Mill Road.
Police were called to the scene shortly after the crash took place. According to reports from the scene, a car and an SUV collided along Wake Forest Highway. A third vehicle approaching the crash scene swerved to avoid a collision and ran off the side of the road and crashed into the trees. Rescue workers were dispatched to provide assistance to the injured victims following the accident. Two people were transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries. The victims have not been identified at this time and there is no further update on their conditions.
The crash caused Highway98 to be closed in both directions. The road was later reopened around 7:00 a.m. following the police investigation and after the scene was cleared.
There is no additional information at this time.
We wish to extend our thoughts and well-wishes to the victims of this car accident in Durham County. We hope that all who have been affected are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
North Carolina Car Accidents
North Carolina can be a dangerous place for drivers and passengers. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there more than 270,000 traffic accidents in North Carolina in the year 2018. This number increased by approximately 6,000 from the year prior and has been growing each year now for several years. As our state population continues to grow, we can expect to see more traffic, more congestion, and unfortunately more accidents on our roadways.
A North Carolina car accident can be a very sudden and unexpected event. One minute you may be traveling down the road minding your own business and the next you can find yourself seriously hurt in an accident. It is important to understand your legal rights following a crash. If the accident was not at fault and you have sustained injuries as a result, you could be entitled to bring a personal injury claim under North Carolina law.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton understands what you are going through during this difficult time. Since 2012 we have recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients. We fight hard for our clients to make sure that they receive the justice and outcome that they deserve. We will work tirelessly on your case until you have obtained the settlement that you deserve. Our firm prides itself on fighting for justice on behalf of those who are unable to do. We would be honored to assist you as well.
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