Rocky Mount, NC (February 25, 2022) – Police in Rocky Mount were called to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident on Friday, February 25th. The accident occurred around 5:00 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near exit 141 and North Carolina Highway 43.
According to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office, a driver was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of I-95 when they collided with a marked deputy’s patrol vehicle. The wrong-way driver and a deputy in the oncoming vehicle both received serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The victims were taken to UNC Health Care for treatment. Their identities have not been released at this time. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel as police investigated.
The accident is under investigation by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. No further information has been released.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this car accident in Rocky Mount. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
North Carolina Car Accidents
Each year in North Carolina, there are hundreds of thousands of car accidents reported. In a recent year, our state saw 285,000 traffic collisions with more than 80,000 reported injuries. A North Carolina car accident takes place very suddenly and unexpectedly and can result in a tremendous amount of damage and destruction, including injuries to innocent motorists. Nearly all car accidents in North Carolina are caused by the negligence of one or more drivers. A careful investigation following the accident is needed in order to determine the cause and which driver should be held responsible for the results of the collision.
Under the laws of our state, drivers who sustain injuries due to the actions of negligent motorists could be entitled to compensation. When you have been hurt in a crash that was not your fault, your recovery could depend upon the help of a skilled and experienced local attorney. After the accident, you have a limited amount of time to make your claim for personal injuries. It is important to speak with a lawyer who can help you value your case and make sure that you receive the appropriate outcome under the circumstances.
Rocky Mount Car Accident Lawyers
At Burton Law Firm, we bring nearly a decade of skill and experience to the table. Rocky Mount car accident attorney Jason M. Burton serves the Triad region of North Carolina. We have assisted injured victims in our community in recovering more than 40 million dollars in total compensation and we would be honored to assist you as well if you have been hurt in a crash that was not your fault.
Our firm stands ready to help you at any time. We provide a free consultation and case evaluation to all potential and prospective clients. During the initial meeting, we will discuss a strategy to handle your case and help you receive the maximum recovery. To schedule your appointment with one of our attorneys, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.
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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.