Mocksville, NC (December 21, 2021) – Officials in Mocksville were called to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident on Tuesday, December 21st. The crash was reported around 5:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 near US Highway 64.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a car became stranded along the highway. As the disabled vehicle was sitting in the westbound lane, it was hit by a tractor-trailer, forcing it into a second lane where it was then struck by another tractor-trailer. The second tractor-trailer overturned onto the shoulder and the driver became trapped inside the vehicle. The driver was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries but there is no word on the severity of the injuries at this time.
The accident resulted in all but one lane of the highway being closed. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to use caution when traveling near the scene. The accident remains under investigation.
No further information has been released at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the injured victim following this accident in Mocksville.
North Carolina Injury Accident Lawyers
Injury crashes take place on North Carolina’s highways each and every day. These accidents can occur at any time of the day and can affect anyone on the roadway. When we get behind the wheel of a vehicle, we never expect to be hurt in a crash. However, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were more than 100,000 people who were hurt in North Carolina car accidents last year alone. Many of these victims were seriously injured in accidents that were not their fault.
Following a North Carolina car accident, it is important to act swiftly to protect your legal rights. The insurance company may contact you and attempt to get you to settle your case quickly. A quick settlement is not usually in your best interest, especially if you have suffered serious injuries.
Car Accident Attorneys in Mocksville
Here at Burton Law Firm, our dedicated team of Mocksville car accident lawyers is here to help during your time of need. We understand how to value your case and we will help you get the recovery to which you are entitled. Your settlement must take into account not only your past medical bills, but also your pain and suffering and any expected future costs of medical care. Only a skilled attorney can look at your case and give you a proper evaluation.
Our team is here and ready to take your call at any time. We have no tolerance for negligent drivers and we will see that you are made whole and that the other driver is held fully accountable. We always offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. At that time, we will explain your case in detail and help come up with a strategy to achieve a successful result. To schedule your appointment with a car accident lawyer in Mocksville, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (800) 623-0042.
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.