Raleigh, NC (July 17, 2021) – Officials with the Raleigh Police Department responded to the scene of a car accident with injuries early Saturday morning. The accident took place around 1:00 a.m. on Hillsborough Street at the intersection with Chapel Hill Road.
When officials arrived, they found at least one person suffering from injuries that were sustained due to the accident. Rescue workers were summoned to assist the injured victim and provided medical treatment at the scene. Authorities have not provided any updates on the victim’s condition at this time. An investigation into the crash began shortly after police responded. There are no further details on the cause of the collision and the injured victim was not immediately identified. Police are still investigating the crash to determine the cause and whether any charges should be filed.
No further information has been released.
Our thoughts and best wishes are with those affected by this injury crash in Raleigh. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
North Carolina Car Accidents
Each year across North Carolina there are hundreds of thousands of accidents that occur throughout our state. These crashes take place in major cities such as Raleigh and also in smaller towns and areas. A serious crash can occur on a major roadway or quiet neighborhood street. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were approximately 287,000 reported car accidents in North Carolina in 2019. From this number, about 87,000 people suffered injuries, with many victims sustaining serious injuries. The cause of each crash must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause and which driver should be held responsible.
Following a car accident in North Carolina, you should attempt to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. Your attorney can advise you of your legal rights and the steps that you should be taking at this time to preserve your legal claim and to help maximize your recovery. Under North Carolina law, injured victims have up to three years from the date of the crash to bring a personal injury lawsuit against a negligent driver. It is important to fully exercise your rights so that you are not left financially responsible for someone else’s negligence.
At Burton Law Firm, we have the skills and experience needed to ensure that you are able to obtain the maximum possible compensation. When you or a loved one have been injured in a crash, you are likely to feel overwhelmed, anxious, and unsure where to turn next. We will help guide you in the right direction as you move forward along your path to recovery. From our office in Raleigh, we help car accident victims and their families throughout the Triangle region and we would be honored to assist you as well. Since 2012, our team has recovered approximately 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients.
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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.