Guilford County, NC (August 30, 2020) – Police in Guilford County were on the scene of a crash involving six cars on Friday, August 28th. The crash was reported along Interstate 73 near Summerfield.
According to Summerfield Fire Chief Chris Johnson, the accident took place in the southbound lanes of the highway near US 158. Authorities say that the crash was caused when a truck traveling the wrong way collided head-on with another vehicle, resulting in a chain-reaction collision. At least one person was taken to the hospital after the accident for treatment of unknown injuries. There is no word at this time on whether anyone else was hurt in the crash. The identity of those involved has not been identified.
Police continue to investigate the accident. No further details are available at this time.
We wish to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to those affected by this crash in Guilford County and we hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Last year in North Carolina, there were more than 200,000 reported crashes involving motor vehicles and approximately 80,000 injuries reported as a result of these accidents. A car accident in North Carolina can be a life-changing event for victims and their families. Following the accident, it is normal to feel anxious, confused and overwhelmed as you attempt to move forward and regain a sense of normalcy.
After the crash, you are likely to have questions about your legal rights moving forward. If you believe that you were the victim of a negligent driver, you should speak with a car accident attorney in North Carolina as soon as possible. Your attorney can evaluate your claim and help advise you on the next steps to take. You likely are experiencing high medical costs, as well as physical pain and emotional trauma from the accident. Under North Carolina law, you could be entitled to compensation for these aspects of your claim. You should not have to bear the financial burden of the crash by yourself, especially if you were injured due to the negligence of another driver.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident lawyer Jason M. Burton knows and understands what you are going through during this difficult time. Since 2012, we have served clients throughout our state who have been injured in all types of crashes. During that time, we have also recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for crash victims. Our team fights each and every day to achieve justice and we would be honored to assist you and to help secure your future as you move toward your recovery.
We are available to speak with you at any time. Our consultations are always free to potential clients and we normally operate on a contingency fee basis meaning that that is no payment unless we receive a recovery for you. To schedule your appointment, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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