New Hanover County, NC (September 30, 2020) – Police in New Hanover County responded to the scene of a two-car crash on Wednesday, September 30th. The crash took place near the intersection of Holly Shelter Road and Bishop Road.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol was called to the crash scene shortly after the accident took place. According to a report from the scene, two vehicles were traveling in the opposite direction when one of them crossed the centerline and struck the other head-on. One of the vehicles ended up on its side after the crash. Both drivers were taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center following the collision. There is no word on the extent of their injuries or the cause of the accident at this time.
An investigation into the crash is still ongoing. There is no additional information available.
We wish to offer our thoughts to the victims of this head-on crash in New Hanover County. We hope that all affected are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
A car accident in North Carolina can be a devastating and life-changing event. In 2018, nearly 80,000 people were hurt in crashes that took place across our state. These crashes happened in all areas, including busy streets and highways, rural roads, and neighborhoods. The cause of North Carolina car accidents must be carefully investigated by authorities in every crash, however, some common reasons include speeding, reckless driving, distraction, and impairment. Regardless of the reasons, however, it is important to remember that you could have valuable legal rights following the crash.
Under North Carolina law, you could receive compensation for your injuries. This includes payment for your last wages, pain and suffering, medical bills, and more. If the crash was not your fault, you can seek to hold the other driver accountable for their actions. This process begins with securing the services of a skilled and trusted North Carolina car accident attorney. Your attorney can help evaluate your claim and advise you on the next steps that you can take to ensure that your case is handled properly.
At Burton Law Firm, we help injured North Carolinians and their families throughout all areas of the state. Since 2012, we have successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients. We have experience handling all types of injury claims and we would be honored to assist you as well. Before you speak with the insurance company, it is important to obtain the services of a lawyer who can help you move forward along your road to recovery.
We are standing by to take your call at any time and we offer free consultations and case evaluations to all potential clients. Our firm handles most accident cases on a contingency fee basis which means there is absolutely no financial obligation to you unless we obtain a recovery for your injuries. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us online or give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.
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