Goldsboro, NC – Deputy Hurt in Car Accident on N.C. 117

According to a report, a Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy was traveling northbound on U.S. 117 near the intersection when his patrol car collided with an SUV that was traveling southbound. Following the accident, rescue workers were dispatched to the scene. Rescue workers with the Wayne County EMS also responded. The deputy was removed from the vehicle using extrication tools.
After being removed, the deputy was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. There is no word on his condition or the extent of his injuries at this time. No one in the SUV suffered injuries as a result of the crash. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel as police and rescue crews worked at the scene.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. No further details have been released at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured deputy and his family following this car accident in Goldsboro. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

North Carolina Car Accidents  Goldsboro, NC - Deputy Hurt in Car Accident on N.C. 117

According to the most recent information, there were more than 300,000 reported car accidents last year across North Carolina. This number may seem high, however, it represents the risk to all motorists of being involved in a car accident. Each day, hundreds of crashes occur on our roadways and motorists always be alert and aware that they could come into contact with a negligent driver at any time. The chances of being injured in a car accident are high and many victims will suffer serious injuries that can have long-lasting consequences while they are recovering. This can include limits on your ability to work as well as costly and extensive medical treatment that can have a major negative financial impact on your life.

At Burton Law Firm, we understand what you are going through following a car accident in North Carolina. Our car accident laws are some of the toughest in the nation for injured victims. Anyone who is considered to be even 1% at fault for the crash will not be able to recover for their injuries. For this reason, it is important to have an attorney who is familiar with the process of handling North Carolina personal injury claims. North Carolina car accident lawyer Jason M. Burton has the skills to help you avoid common mistakes made in car accident claims and to help you along the road to recovery. Since 2012, we have successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in compensation for our clients. We would be proud to help you as you move forward following an accident that was not your fault.

Our team stands ready to help you. We offer free consultations to all potential clients and there is no fee unless we recover for you. For your free consultation, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042.

Disclaimer: Our team of personal injury lawyers at Burton Law Firm has taken pride in being active members of our local business community for more than 8 years. We are always striving to improve the quality of life for our community members and improve the overall safety and well being of all North Carolinians. We hope that by providing this information about the dangers of driving that we will bring added awareness and drivers will use increased caution when operating a motor vehicle. Our thoughts are with everyone who may have been affected by this incident. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post should be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos in this post are not a depiction of the actual accident scene.

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