Lumberton, NC (August 29, 2020) – Two people were taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident on Starlite Drive in Lumberton. The crash was reported around 6:10 a.m on Friday, August 28th.
According to Trooper D.B. Strickland of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Kenneth Worley of Lumberton was operating a Chevrolet S10 westbound on Starlite when his truck collided with the rear-end of a Ford Mustang driven by Adrian Blanks of Rowland. Both Worley and Blanks were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Troopers are still investigating the accident at this time and are looking into whether Blanks had his lights on at the time of the collision. The area was reportedly not well-lit at the time the collision occurred. There have been no charges filed at this time.
No additional information is available.
We wish to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the two victims of this car accident in Lumberton. We hope that both men make a complete recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Car accidents take place in North Carolina multiple times every day. Almost all accidents take place due to some type of driver error or negligence. In 2019, there were more than 80,000 people injured in car accidents that took place in our state. A North Carolina car accident can cause serious injuries that result in expensive medical costs and extreme pain and suffering. This can create a very difficult and frustrating situation for crash victims who were not at fault for the accident.
Following a car accident in North Carolina, it is important to understand that you have important and valuable legal rights. Under our state’s car accident law, crash victims may be able to file a claim against the other driver to recover compensation for their injuries. This compensation can include an amount for pain and suffering, medical costs, lost wages, and potentially more. Recovering compensation is important to help you with current and future medical costs and to ensure your financial security when you have been involved in an unexpected and serious crash.
North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton is here for you during your time of need. At Burton Law Firm, we use all of our resources to assist injured crash victims and their families. We strongly believe in justice and we fight hard every day to get our clients the compensation that they need and deserve when they have been harmed by negligent drivers. Regardless of your particular situation or circumstance, we can help you if you or a loved one has been injured in a crash that was not your fault.
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