Lincoln County, NC (September 3, 2020) – A paramedic was hurt following a head-on crash in Lincoln County on Thursday, September 3rd. The crash took place around 7:30 a.m. along Highway 73 near East Lincoln High School.
According to reports, the paramedic was working for Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services and was riding in an ambulance that was traveling to its assigned base when the crash occurred. Rescue workers extricated the paramedic from the vehicle following the crash. The injured victim was taken to Atrium Main Hospital in Charlotte for treatment of serious injuries. There is no further word on their condition at this time and the victim’s identity has not been released. The driver was of the other vehicle was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
Police have not said what caused the accident to occur. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is handling the investigation. Troopers have not said whether they expect to file any charges against the other driver. There is no further information available at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim following this accident in Lincoln County. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
North Carolina traffic accidents result in about 80,000 injuries each and every year. Common injuries sustained in these crashes can include broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, strains, sprains, whiplash, spinal cord injuries, and more. The injuries from traffic accidents can linger for many weeks, months, or even years following the crash, leaving you wondering if you will ever be able to regain the life that you enjoyed before the accident.
It is common to feel a sense of frustration as your medical bills keep piling up with no end in sight. Fortunately, there are legal avenues that you can explore in order to receive the compensation you deserve. At Burton Law Firm, we understand what you are going through in the aftermath of a serious car accident. As you struggle to get by each day, it is important to understand that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We assist crash victims on a daily basis and we fight to ensure that they are treated fairly and receive the compensation that they deserve when they have been injured at the hands of a reckless or negligent driver.
Under North Carolina law, you could be entitled to recover various forms of compensation. The law is designed to ensure that innocent accident victims are not left financially responsible when they have been injured in a crash that was not their fault. If you have been hurt by a negligent driver, it is important to contact a skilled North Carolina car accident attorney right away. Attorney Jason M. Burton will stand in your corner all the way until the end as he fights for justice in your case.
We offer free consultations and case evaluations to all clients. There is no obligation on your part. To schedule your appointment, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.
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