Moore County, NC (July 17, 2020) – Two paramedics suffered injuries in a two-vehicle crash that took place on Thursday, July 16th in Moore County, near Carthage. The crash was reported at the intersection of Carthage Road and Beulah Hill Church Road.
According to initial reports, a Moore County EMS ambulance came to a four-way intersection. At the same time, a pickup truck also arrived at the same intersection. For unknown reasons, the ambulance and the pickup collided with one another. The EMS vehicle was responding to a call at the time that the collision occurred.
Rescue crews arrived on the scene and transported two injured paramedics to Moore Regional Hospital. Their injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening. The pickup driver was unresponsive at the scene and was airlifted to UNC Hospital trauma center with life-threatening injuries. No one involved in the crash has been identified at this time.
An investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing at this time. No further details have been released.
We wish to offer our thoughts to those who were injured in this serious crash in Moore County. We hope that all victims are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
North Carolina Traffic Accidents
In 2017, there were more than 275,000 crashes reported on the streets and highways of our state. This number represents a steady increase from the numbers reported in previous years. For example, in 2016, there were about 266,000 traffic accidents in North Carolina. In 2012, there were approximately 226,000 accidents. There are many reasons for an increase in traffic accidents, including a larger population, more congestion on the roadways, and a growing number of negligent drivers.
Under North Carolina law, innocent victims of a car accident may be able to recover compensation from a negligent driver. If you or a family member has been involved in a North Carolina car accident and you believe that you were not at fault, it is important to speak with a North Carolina personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. You should always be aware of your legal rights and knowledgeable on how to proceed so that you do not jeopardize your potential claims. Having a lawyer on your side will ensure that you are not continually victimized as a result of the accident.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina personal injury attorney Jason M. Burton has assisted crash victims and their families in all areas throughout our state. Attorney Burton has successfully handled cases at the pre-trial negotiation stage all the way to jury trials in the courtroom. Regardless of what your case calls for, we are here to stand up to those whose reckless actions cause harm to innocent motorists. We can help you when the insurance adjuster is trying to offer you a settlement that does not even come close to compensation you for the harm that you have suffered.
We offer free consultations to all potential clients. To schedule a time to talk about your case and what we can do for you, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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