Huntersville, NC (September 28, 2020) – Rescue crews responded to a serious accident in Huntersville on Monday, September 28th. The crash was reported in the southbound lanes of Interstate 77 near the I-485 interchange around 2:00 a.m.
According to reports from the scene, the accident involved a tractor-trailer and several construction vehicles. The driver of the tractor-trailer was killed in the crash. At least one person was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A second person was treated at the scene for minor injuries. The identities of the deceased victims have not been released at this time. There is no information on what caused the crash to occur.
Rescue crews blocked off several lanes of I-77 while they worked at the scene and investigated the crash. Officials remained at the scene for about 90 minutes.
An investigation is still ongoing at this time. There is no additional information available.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this tragic crash in Charlotte. We hope that the injured motorists are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
A North Carolina car accident can result in catastrophic injuries and even death in the worst-case scenario. According to statistics from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were more than 1,400 fatalities reported due to traffic accidents in our state in the year 2018. Sadly, injury accidents take place every day in North Carolina, and the number of negligent drivers on our roadways ensures that innocent victims will inevitably be injured as a result of these accidents.
If you or a loved one have been affected by a crash anywhere in our state, you likely have questions about your legal rights. Under North Carolina law, if you were not at fault for the accident you could be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries. Similarly, if you have lost a loved one in the crash, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim against the other driver. Regardless of your situation, there is help available.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton is here for you during your time of greatest need. We understand what you are going through following a crash and we want to help. Our team combines strong advocacy with a passion for achieving justice. This approach has allowed us to recover more than 40 million dollars for injured crash victims and their families since 2012. Before you speak with the insurance company regarding your claim, you should first speak with a skilled and trusted attorney who can advise you on which steps you should take to secure your legal rights. During this time, your focus should be solely on your healing and recovery and you should not have to worry about your legal claim.
Burton Law Firm is here for you at any time. Our firm offers free consultations and case evaluations to all potential clients and we handle most injury cases on a contingency fee meaning there is no payment unless we obtain a recovery for you. To schedule your free appointment, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.
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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.