Wilson, NC – Truck Driver Hurt in Crash on Highway 264

Wilson, NC (March 17, 2021) – Two tractor-trailers and a pickup truck were involved in a crash that took place in Wilson County on Wednesday. The collision happened on U.S. Highway 264 near Downing Road and Highway 42.

Police responded to the crash around 8:00 a.m. The collision occurred in the westbound lanes of the roadway. According to reports, the driver of the pickup truck was taken to a local hospital for treatment. There is no word on the injured driver’s condition at this time. Officials have not released any details on the cause of the accident. The crash caused the road to remain closed for several hours. Motorists were asked to avoid the scene and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.

An investigation into the collision is ongoing. There is no additional information available.

We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victim of this truck accident in Wilson. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

North Carolina Injury Accidents  Wilson, NC - Truck Driver Hurt in Crash on Highway 264

Accidents involving commercial vehicles can result in devastating outcomes. Commercial vehicles are very large and heavy, and collisions take place with extreme force. For this reason, North Carolina truck accidents are very serious events. In 2019, there were approximately 5,000 accidents involving tractor-trailers and commercial vehicles in North Carolina. From these accidents, approximately 700 injuries and 30 fatalities were also reported. Due to the force and impact of collisions involving commercial trucks, it is inevitable that many serious and life-changing injuries will occur along with the accident.

If you or your loved one has been injured in a crash involving a commercial vehicle, you should seek competent representation right away. Given the high-stakes nature of these cases, motorists may find themselves with substantial medical bills and injuries that could be permanent in nature. For this reason, it is important to make sure that you are fully compensated when you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a truck accident.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina truck accident lawyer Jason M. Burton is here at all times to help. We are not afraid to take on difficult cases to ensure that our clients receive full compensation for their injuries. For more than eight years, we have assisted victims and their families in some of the most serious accident cases. We will fight to make sure that you receive the compensation you need and deserve. During the time we have been in business, our firm has successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for our clients.
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