Lumberton, NC (October 15, 2021) – A man was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries following a crash involving two tractor-trailers on Wednesday, October 13th. The crash happened around 1:00 p.m. on Interstate 95 in Robeson County, near Lumberton.
According to First Sgt. Sherwood Brent Lewis of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a tractor-trailer blew its tire and was traveling at reduced speeds in the southbound lanes of I-95. A second tractor-trailer then collided with the rear-end of the first truck. As a result of the crash, the driver of the second truck became trapped in his vehicle.
The second truck driver was hurt in the accident and was airlifted to a hospital with serious injuries. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the crash.
The road was closed for several hours while crews cleaned up the scene and investigated the accident. There is no word on any potential charges at this time.
No further information has been released.
Our thoughts and best wishes go out to the injured victim following this Lumberton truck accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Truck Accidents in Lumberton
Commercial vehicle and tractor-trailer accidents accounted for about 8,000 reported crashes in 2019, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Many of these accidents took place on major highways as commercial vehicles spend most of their time on main thoroughfares. The consequences of a Lumberton commercial truck accident can be devastating and, in many cases, can result in serious and permanent injuries. The force and impact of a commercial truck crash often leave victims in a precarious position and facing a long road to recovery.
Following a Lumberton truck accident, you are likely to have many questions about what you should do next. If you sustained injuries in the crash, it is always best to speak with a qualified attorney to understand your legal rights. Trucking accident cases are complicated and the value of your case can be hundreds of thousands of dollars. With so much at stake, only a trusted professional should be utilized to handle the claim and allow you to focus on your healing and recovery during this difficult time.
Truck Accident Attorney in Lumberton
At Burton Law Firm, our team combines years of experience with a passion for achieving justice in all of our cases. Lumberton truck accident attorney Jason M. Burton has the skills and experience that you need when you are facing a tough situation following a serious injury accident. Attorney Burton works hard to make sure that his clients’ legal rights are protected and that the insurance company pays proper compensation in cases where the other driver was at fault.
We are standing by and are here to take your call at any time. Our firm always provides a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.
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