Raleigh, NC (December 19, 2020) – A man from Pineville suffered injuries in a car accident that happened in Raleigh on Wednesday, December 16th. The crash was reported around 1:52 p.m. on State Road 2224 near State Road 2049.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene just after the accident took place. According to a crash report, Matthew James Covial, of Raleigh, was driving a 2006 Honda eastbound on SR 2224 when he collided with a 2017 Toyota driven by Shavond Ray Hillard. Both vehicles suffered heavy damage, with damage estimates of approximately $15,000.00. There is no word on exactly how the crash took place at this time.
Hillard suffered injuries in the accident and was transported Wake County EMS units to Wake Med Hospital North for treatment. There is no update on his current condition at this time. Covial was not transported. No additional injuries were reported.
Troopers are still investigating the crash at this time. No further details have been released.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes for a complete and speedy recovery to Shavond Hillard following this car accident in Raleigh.
Car Accidents in Raleigh
Raleigh is the second-largest city in North Carolina with a population of approximately 470,000 people and growing. The Raleigh metro and surrounding areas have seen tremendous growth in recent years, along with an increase in motorists on the roadway. In 2019, there were 34,256 reported car accidents in Wake County and 13,386 injuries reported as a result of those crashes. For the first time since 2016, Wake County saw a notable increase in reported crashes, with over 3,000 more crashes in 2019 compared with the previous three years.
The cause of each car accident will vary and must be closely investigated. Most accidents, however, are generally caused by the actions of negligent drivers. The list of negligent driving behaviors includes distraction, impairment, failing to yield, speeding, and more. Every day in Raleigh and across our state, the actions of these drivers lead to injuries being sustained by innocent crash victims.
If you suffered an injury in a Raleigh car accident, you need an attorney who will stand up and fight for you during your time of need. You probably have questions about how your case will be resolved and what can be done to make sure that you are fully compensated for your injuries. At Burton Law Firm, we have the answers to your questions. Raleigh car accident attorney Jason M. Burton has been assisting car accident victims in Raleigh and surrounding areas for more than 8 years. During this time, we have helped our clients recover more than 40 million dollars in total compensation. We would be honored to assist you as well.
Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. Our consultations are always free of charge. During the consultation, we will provide you with a free case evaluation and a strategy for helping you to recover from your losses. To schedule an appointment with a member of our team please visit us at https://www.jmburtonlaw.com/contactu-us/ or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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