Wake Forest, NC (May 3, 2022) – Police in Wake Forest were at the scene of a car accident with serious injuries on early Monday morning, May 2nd. The crash occurred around 12:45 a.m. on North Carolina Highway 98 near the intersection with Winding Way.
According to a report from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling on Highway 98 when, for unknown reasons, the driver lost control. The car veered off the roadway and flipped several times before coming to rest on the shoulder. The male driver was thrown from the car following the accident. He was treated at the scene and then rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. A female passenger in the car was transported for treatment of serious injuries. The identities of the victims have not been released at this time. Troopers have not released any additional details on the cause of the accident at this time.
The road was shut down for several hours while the accident was investigated. Officials have not provided any further information.
An investigation is ongoing.
We would like to extend our thoughts and well-wishes to the victims of this Wake Forest car accident. We hope for their complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
North Carolina can be a dangerous place for motorists. Each year, there are tens of thousands of reported car accidents across our state. Many of these accidents occur very suddenly and without any warning. This can leave innocent victims in a precarious position as they are at the mercy of negligent drives on our state’s roadways. Some common injuries suffered in North Carolina car accidents include broken bones, soft tissue injuries, head and neck injuries, and spinal cord trauma.
Following a crash, victims often have many questions concerning their legal rights. Under North Carolina law, crash victims are entitled to recover compensation if they were not negligent in causing the accident. The compensation that can be received includes payments for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical and prescription bills, and possibly more. In order to determine the true value of your case, it is important to speak with an experienced North Carolina car accident attorney who can assist with your case.
Here at Burton Law Firm, we are here to help you at any time. Our team has over a decade of valuable experience handling some of the most difficult types of accident claims. We are not afraid to take on the insurance company or a reckless driver and we will be there for you during your time of greatest need. Ultimately, your focus should be on your healing and recovery while we handle the legal details.
We are standing by to assist you. If you or a loved one have been a victim of someone else’s carelessness, let us help you get the recovery that you deserve. To speak with a Wake Forest car accident attorney for your free consultation, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at 833-623-0042.
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