Wendell, NC (December 19, 2021) – A pregnant woman was taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash in Wendell on Saturday afternoon. The accident happened around 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Turnispeed and Major Slade Roads.
Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to a report, there were two Ford pickup trucks and a Ford SUV involved in the collision. One person was issued a charge for failing to yield at a stop sign. The injured woman was transported from the scene and was treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Her identity has not been released at this time. There is no word on whether anyone else was hurt.
The crash remains under investigation. There is no additional information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the injured victims following this Wendell car accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
A North Carolina car accident can certainly be a devastating incident that can change the lives of those involved in an instant. Each day across our state, there are hundreds of reported car accidents. While not all reported accidents will involve injury, about one-third to one-half of all crashes will cause injuries to at least one person. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, approximately 80,000 people were injured in North Carolina car accidents in 2019. This number has increased steadily over the past several years are more drivers and more negligent drivers are taking to the roadways.
While a car accident in Wendell is stressful and can lead to physical and emotional trauma, the crash does not have to define your life moving forward. If you were simply an innocent victim and were hurt due to the negligence of a third party, you may have important and valuable legal rights. Under North Carolina law, drivers and passengers who did not cause the accident can obtain a recovery for their pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and potentially more. Understanding the amount to which you are entitled requires the help of an who is familiar with this area of the law.
Wendell Car Accident Lawyers
At Burton Law Firm, Wendell car accident attorney Jason M. Burton brings a wealth of skill and experience to every case. We treat each client with care and compassion and we will ensure that your case is handled properly and that you receive the payment that you need to move forward along your path to recovery. Together, we will make sure that you are not held financially responsible for someone else’s careless and reckless behavior.
Our team is here and ready to help you at any time. We offer a free consultation and case evaluation to all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your free appointment with one of our attorneys, please contact us via the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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.