Greensboro, NC (September 21, 2020) – Police in Greensboro responded to a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 40. The crash took place on Friday, September 18th around 8:15 p.m on I-40 near the exit for Gallimore Dairy Road.
According to a report, the victim suffered a flat tire and part of the tire ended up in the roadway. A portion of the tire was lying in the roadway when the victim went to retrieve the tire. As the driver was in the road, he was struck by a passing vehicle. The suspect then fled the scene before officers could arrive. The unidentified victim sustained serious injuries in the crash and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. There is no further update on his condition at this time.
Officers are searching for a silver 2003-2006 model Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, or Cadillac Escalade. The vehicle may be missing part of its right side mirror and may have damage on the right side as well.
Anyone with information on the incident should call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000. No additional information is available at this time.
We wish to extend our thoughts to the victim following this hit-and-run accident in Greensboro. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were more than 300,000 car accidents in North Carolina in 2018. Approximately 153,000 people were injured as a result of these crashes, many of them seriously. A North Carolina car accident happens very suddenly and unexpectedly and can leave victims suffering from serious and life-altering injuries in a matter of seconds. The prevalence of negligent drivers on our roadways means that there will be a number of people every day who are seriously affected in a crash that was not their fault.
Under North Carolina law, you could have the legal right to pursue a claim against a driver who caused you harm. If you were not at fault for the accident, you should speak with a skilled and trusted car accident attorney in North Carolina as soon as possible. Your attorney can help advise you of what steps needs to be taken in order to help pursue and preserve your injury claim.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina personal injury attorney Jason M. Burton is here to help when you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident. We take pride in assisting injured victims across our state and we represent clients in Greensboro and throughout the Piedmont region. Since 2012, we have recovered over 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients.
Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. We offer free consultations and case evaluations for all potential clients. Additionally, our firm works on a contingency fee basis for most injury cases so there is no obligation unless we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your free appointment with a member of our team, please give contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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