Winston-Salem, NC (June 11, 2021) – Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to the scene of an injury crash in the city on Thursday night. The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. on Hanes Mall Boulevard near Capitol Lodging Court and the on-ramp to Interstate 40.
According to police, there were two vehicles involved in the accident, a gray SUV and a white van. The white van sustained heavy front-end damage in the crash. At least one person was trapped inside their vehicle following the collision and had to be extricated by rescue workers. Paramedics were also at the accident scene and treated at least one person for undisclosed injuries. The condition of the victim and the number of injuries is not known at this time. There is no information on the cause of the accident and no one involved has been identified.
Police are still investigating the crash and did not say if any charges are expected to be filed. There is no additional information available at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this Winston-Salem car accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
Car accidents in North Carolina take place each day, multiple times per day. In fact, it is estimated that more than 700 crashes occur on our streets and highways each day. These crashes occur in a variety of areas, including major highways, city streets, and small residential areas. Last year, there were about 300,000 North Carolina traffic accidents reported to the Department of Transportation. From this number, nearly 80,000 people sustained some type of injuries. Common injuries that are caused by a car accident can include broken bones, soft tissue damage, head injuries, and spinal cord trauma. The injuries from the accident can linger for weeks and months, forcing you to miss work and spend a significant amount of money paying your medical bills as you move along the road to recovery.
No one is ever truly prepared to deal with the effects of a serious crash. Every area of your life can be impacted, including your work performance and your ability to enjoy the activities that you enjoyed before the accident took place. Your recovery can be long and painful and include many setbacks along the way. Fortunately, there is help available. If you were hurt in an accident that was not your fault, you should immediately seek the help of an attorney to recover the damages to which you are entitled.
Here at Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton brings nearly a decade of experience to each accident claim. We proudly assist victims of car accidents in Winston-Salem and throughout the Triad area and we have recovered nearly 40 million dollars in total compensation on behalf of our clients.
We are standing by and ready to assist you at any time. We offer free consultations to discuss your claim with one of our experienced attorneys. To schedule your appointment, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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