Statesville, NC (December 23, 2020) – Police and rescue workers responded to the scene of a serious crash in Statesville on Tuesday, December 22nd. The accident took place on Interstate 40 near Sharon School Road at mile marker 142.
According to officials, the crash resulted in one person being trapped inside their vehicle. A helicopter was dispatched to the scene to airlift the injured victim to a nearby hospital. At this time, there is no update on the victim’s condition. Police have no released any information on the cause of the crash. There is no word on any other injuries. The accident resulted in the eastbound lanes of I-40 being closed between Sharon School Road and Old Mountain Road.
An investigation regarding the crash remains ongoing at this time. There is no additional information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes for a speedy recovery to the injured victim of this car accident in Statesville.
North Carolina Car Accidents
North Carolina can be a dangerous place for motorists. According to recent statistics, there were approximately 300,000 car accidents were reported in 2019. Of this number, there were about 80,000 reported injuries. Some common causes of North Carolina car accidents include speeding, reckless driving, distraction, impairment, and more. Many crashes affect innocent victims and can result in catastrophic injuries and even death.
North Carolina law provides compensation to victims who have been injured by the actions of a negligent driver. Injured victims can file a claim for compensation, including payment of their medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and potentially more. Depending on the severity of the injuries, the potential recovery can be significant. Car accident victims should be sure to contact an attorney who can help make sure that their rights and protected and that they receive the settlement they deserve. Failing to fully value your claim can result in an insufficient settlement that does not cover your medical costs, leaving you with out-of-pocket expenses for a crash that was not your fault.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help during your time of need. North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton proudly represents crash victims and their families following injury accidents in North Carolina. From our office in Raleigh, we handle cases throughout the state. For over eight years, we have fought for justice to help people move forward with their lives following a serious accident. During that time, we have successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for accident victims and we would be honored to assist you as well.
Our team stands ready to help you at any time. We offer a free consultation and case evaluation to all potential and prospective clients. We also handle most injury accident cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that we do not get paid until you recover. To schedule your free appointment with a member of our team, please contact us via 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.