Durham, NC (September 2, 2020) – Three people were hurt in a head-on crash that took place in Durham on Wednesday, September 2nd. The crash was reported around 6:22 a.m. along T.W. Alexander Drive near Miami Boulevard and Weck Drive.
According to reports, 48-year-old Miriam Parker was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of T.W. Alexander Drive when her vehicle collided head-on with a 2006 Cadillac Escalade operated by 62-year-old Manley Mitchell. The Durham Police Department was dispatched to the scene just after the crash took place. Police believe that Parker was trying to make a left turn when she turned onto the wrong side of the roadway.
Parker was taken to the hospital with serious injuries along with an 18-month-old passenger in her vehicle. Both Parker and her passenger were seriously hurt. Mitchell was also transported for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. There is no further update on the victims’ conditions at this time.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing. No additional information is available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victims of this Durham car accident. We hope that all affected are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Each year in North Carolina, more than 250,000 car accidents are reported across our state. Major accidents happen every day on our streets and highways and they can lead to victims sustaining serious and even life-threatening injuries. Many of these crashes will take place due to the actions of negligent motorists who have little regard for their safety and the safety of others. Sadly, thousands of innocent victims will be injured each year when they come into contact with negligent drivers.
If you or a loved one find yourself in this situation, you are likely feeling overwhelmed, confused, and unsure about where to turn. Your medical bills are piling up as you are unable to enjoy your life and activities that you were involved in prior to the crash. It can be frustrating as the weeks turn into months and your injuries and pain continue to linger. Fortunately, there is help available.
Under North Carolina law, negligent drivers can be held civilly liable for the injuries that they cause. North Carolina car accident victims can recover damages for their pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and potentially more. If you have been involved in a car accident in North Carolina, you should seek to protect your legal rights as soon as possible following the crash.
At Burton Law Firm, we help people who have been victimized by the negligence of another. Raleigh car accident attorney Jason M. Burton helps clients throughout the Triangle area obtain the compensation that they deserve following a crash. Since 2012, we have recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for victims and their families.
We are here to assist you at any time. Our firm offers free consultations and case evaluations for all potential clients. To schedule your appointment, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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