Garner, NC (February 6, 2021) – A man from Clayton was taken to the hospital after a serious crash on U.S. 70. The accident occurred on Saturday, January 30th at approximately 7:00 a.m.
Trooper D.C. Pate with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to a report, Michael Pippin was traveling eastbound on U.S. 70 when he slowed down to make a right turn into a private driveway. At the same time, Margarito Gutierrez-Burgos was traveling behind Pippin in a 2004 Ford. Gutierrez-Burgos failed to reduce his speed and collided with the back of Pippin’s car. The impact of the collision forced both vehicles off the road. Pippin’s car collided with a tree and rolled over before coming to rest in a ditch. Gutierrez-Burgos’s vehicle came to rest on top of Pippin’s vehicle.
EMS units responded to the scene due to injuries sustained in the crash. Pippin was transported to Wake Med Raleigh for treatment of undisclosed injuries. Gutierrez-Burgos was not hurt in the crash. Trooper Pate charged Gutierrez-Burgos for driving without a license.
There is no further information available.
Our thoughts and well wishes go out to Michael Pippin following this car accident in Garner.
North Carolina Car Accidents
According to statistics from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there are about 300,000 reported North Carolina car accidents every year. While a significant number of these accidents will not result in injuries, many of them will. An injury accident can be devastating in many phases of your life. Injury crashes cause high medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Many crashes are caused by the actions of negligent drivers and leave innocent motorists suffering as a result.
Under the law in North Carolina, you could have legal rights if you were injured in a crash that was not your fault. Following the accident, it is normal to wonder if you will be able to make a complete recovery. It is important to speak with a skilled and qualified lawyer who can assess your case and make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve. If you settle for less than what your case is worth, you risk being held financially responsible for the carelessness of another driver.
Here at Burton Law Firm, we take pride in helping injured crash victims and their families. For more than eight years we have proudly provided services to clients in Garner and throughout the Triangle region. Raleigh personal injury lawyer Jason M. Burton stands ready to help you during your time of greatest need. Since 2012, we have recovered in excess of 40 million dollars in settlements and judgments on behalf of our clients.
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