Perquimans County, NC (June 11, 2021) – Authorities in Perquimans County responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Saturday night, June 5th. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on Ocean Highway on the south side of a high-rise bridge.
According to reports from police, the accident involved at least two vehicles. When officials arrived, they found both vehicles with extensive property damage. There was a total of three people in both vehicles. All three individuals were hurt in the crash and were transported to local hospitals. One of the victims was taken to Norfolk General Hospital by helicopter and the other two were taken to local hospitals by EMS units. There is no word on the cause of the crash or the conditions of the victims at this time. The identities of those involved have also not been released.
All southbound lanes of the bridge were closed while officers investigated at the scene. Motorists were advised to use caution at the scene and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.
No further information has been released at this time. and it is not known if any charges will be filed.
We would like to extend our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this car accident in Perquimans County. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
Car accidents in North Carolina often occur very suddenly and unexpectedly. Although we can all take certain precautions to avoid being involved in an accident, some crashes are simply unavoidable. This is due to the actions of negligent drivers on our roadways. As our state’s population continues to increase, we can expect to see more drivers on the roads and, consequently, an increase in the number of reported accidents.
When you have been affected by a North Carolina car accident you are likely wondering where you should turn next. During this time, your focus should be on your healing and recovery as you continue to move forward. The recovery process may be long, painful, and costly. It is important to have a strong attorney by your side who can ensure that you are not financially harmed due to the mistakes or carelessness of another driver. If you were not at fault for the crash, you should seek the compensation that you deserve.
Here at Burton Law Firm, we understand the difficulty that you are facing and we want to help. For nearly 10 years, our team has fought for the rights of innocent accident victims and their families and we would be honored to assist you as well. We proudly serve communities throughout eastern North Carolina.
Our team of North Carolina car accident attorneys is here for you when you need us the most. We always offer a free consultation for all potential clients. We also work on a contingency fee basis so there is no cost to you until we obtain a successful recovery on your behalf. For your appointment, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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