Pitt County, NC (January 19, 2021) – A woman was injured in a two-car accident that took place in Pitt County on Tuesday, January 19th. The accident occurred around 11:00 a.m. on North Carolina Highway 43 near Chicod.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol was called to the scene following the crash. According to a report from the scene, a woman was driving a Jeep SUV in a northbound direction on Highway 43. At the same time, another woman was driving a Ford Explorer eastbound on Stokestown Road when the vehicles came to the intersection at the same time. As the Ford approached the intersection, the driver failed to yield to the Jeep, causing the two cars to collide with each other. Following the initial accident, the Jeep struck a furniture store building before coming to rest.
The driver of the Jeep was transported to Vidant Medical Center for treatment of undisclosed injuries following the accident. After an investigation, troopers charged the Ford driver with failing to yield the right-of-way.
There is no additional information available at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes for a complete and speedy recovery to the injured victim following this car accident in Pitt County.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
A North Carolina car accident is a stressful and often life-changing event. According to numbers released by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were nearly 300,000 car accidents in our state in the year 2018. Of these crashes, nearly 80,000 people suffered reportable injuries. A car accident in North Carolina can turn your life upside down, causing you to experience physical pain and suffering. The crash may also harm you mentally and financially, as you struggle to return to the life that you enjoyed before the accident. In some cases, injuries can linger for weeks and months after the accident itself.
If you find yourself in this position, it is important to remember that there is help available. Under North Carolina law, you may be entitled to compensation if you were hurt in a crash that was not your fault. The settlement you receive could help compensate you for pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and potentially more. Receiving the amount you deserve should be your top priority so that you can fully recover from your injuries without additional hardship. For this reason, it is imperative to speak with a skilled attorney who can protect your legal rights.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident lawyer Jason M. Burton knows what you are going through during this difficult time. For more than eight years, our firm has proudly assisted victims and their families who have been affected by the actions of negligent and careless drivers throughout our state. We will fight hard to make sure that you receive the full amount that you are entitled to and that the crash does not continue to define your life in the months ahead.
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