Raleigh, NC (November 26, 2020) – Two cars were involved in a crash on Interstate 540 in Raleigh on Wednesday evening. The crash happened around 9:00 p.m. about a mile from the exit for Falls of Neuse Road.
The Raleigh Police Department, along with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, responded to the crash scene. According to a report from troopers, a car was traveling westbound on I-540 when the driver crossed over the median and collided head-on with an eastbound vehicle. Both drivers suffered injuries in the crash and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. They are both expected to recover and the injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Following an investigation, police charged the driver of the first vehicle with failure to maintain lane control and driving with expired tags. There is no word on what caused the vehicle to cross the median at this time.
No additional details regarding the accident are available.
Our thoughts and best wishes for a complete and speedy recovery go out to the victims of this car accident on I-540 in Raleigh.
North Carolina Car Accidents
A North Carolina car accident can be a life-changing event for crash victims. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were approximately 80,000 injury crashes reported in our state in 2019. This number may seem high but it illustrates the dangers that are faced by motorists who travel on our roadways each day. Head-on accidents are some of the most dangerous and deadly types of crashes that we see. These crashes do occur frequently and are almost always caused by the negligence of one driver.
When you have been hurt in a crash that was not your fault, you need an aggressive attorney who will stand by your side and protect your legal rights. Car accidents in North Carolina are bad enough without the stress of worrying about how you will handle your legal claim. At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help when you have been hurt due to the reckless actions of another driver. Raleigh car accident lawyer Jason M. Burton understands how important it is for you to receive the maximum compensation for your injuries and we will fight to hold the responsible driver accountable for their actions.
Since 2012, we have served hundreds of clients in Raleigh and throughout the Triangle region. During that time, our firm has successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars for innocent crash victims and their families. We would welcome the opportunity to assist you as well and we encourage you to give us a call if we can help.
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