Durham, NC (March 7, 2021) – Two people were hurt in a crash that took place on Saturday afternoon in Durham. The incident was first reported around 5:30 a.m. on Cole Mill Road near Berini Drive and Quail Ridge Road.
The Durham Police Department responded to the scene. According to officers, a vehicle was traveling on Cole Ridge when it was involved in a single-car crash. The events leading up to the accident as well as the cause of the crash are not known at this time. Officials say that two adults inside the car were taken to a hospital for treatment of significant injuries. One of the adults is believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries. A 19-month-old child in the vehicle was evaluated by paramedics but was not seriously hurt. The identities of those involved are not available at this time.
The collision caused the road to be closed until around 8:00 p.m. as an investigation was ongoing. Motorists were advised to use caution and to avoid travel in the area if possible.
There is no further information available. An investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victims of this car accident in Durham. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Durham Car Accidents
Durham is one of the major metro areas in North Carolina. Along with this comes higher traffic volume and a greater number of vehicle collisions. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were 9,898 car accidents in Durham in 2019. From this number, 3,645 people sustained injuries. Tragically, 22 people lost their lives due to Durham car accidents in that same year. A Durham car accident is a serious event that can result in major injuries and can have a significant impact on your life.
If you have been hurt in a car accident in Durham or throughout the Triangle region, you need an attorney who can fully protect your legal rights and help ensure that you receive the compensation that you need and deserve. Following a crash, your medical bills can quickly add up. As you are dealing with unexpected physical and financial hardships, it is important to know that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help during your time of need. We offer representation to innocent accident victims in the Triangle area and throughout the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Attorney Jason M. Burton has represented crash victims and their families for nearly a decade and during that time has successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars of total compensation. We are here to help when you have been hurt in a crash that was not your fault.
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