Franklinton, NC (September 19, 2020) – A two-car crash was reported in Franklin County on Friday, September 18th. The crash happened on U.S. 401 near Airport Road.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, two cars were traveling southbound on U.S. 401 in the same direction. One of the vehicles attempted to pass the other. As the car drifted into the opposite lane, it collided head-on with a northbound vehicle. Four people in the car that was attempting to pass were taken to the hospital and one person in the vehicle that was struck was also transported. At least one person had to be extricated from the car following the crash. Authorities have not offered any information on the extent of the injuries sustained and the victims have not been identified.
An investigation into the accident remains ongoing. It is expected that the driver of the first vehicle will face charges for improper passing. No additional details are available at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims following this accident in Franklinton and we hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Car accidents take place on North Carolina’s roadways each and every day. Many of these crashes are minor and involve only property damage. Some accidents, however, are far more serious and can result in major injuries, including head trauma, broken bones, soft tissue injuries, and more. According to statistics, approximately 80,000 people were injured in car accidents in North Carolina in 2018.
Following the crash, you may have a significant amount of anxiety about your future. You may be unable to work and enjoy the life that you had prior to the accident. You are also likely to have significant medical bills and could be facing a long road to recovery. During this time, it is important to remember that you could have valuable legal rights and that there is help available.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help during your time of greatest need. It is important to have a car accident attorney in North Carolina who will stand up for you when your back is against the wall. We have handled all types of injury accident claims and we know what needs to be done to get you the compensation that you deserve. Together, we will fight for you and seek the maximum compensation for your injuries so that you are not financially affected by a crash that was not your fault. Under North Carolina law, you should not have to bear the burden of someone else’s careless and reckless behavior.
Our team is standing by at any time to speak with you. For your free consultation and case evaluation, please reach out to us. If we end up taking your case, we will normally work on a contingency fee basis which means that we do not receive any attorney fees until we obtain a recovery for you. We can be contacted using the link on our website or you can give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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