Catawba County, NC (November 14, 2018) – In Catawba County, a resident of Gastonia was seriously injured in a garbage truck accident involving a tractor-trailer on Monday, November 12. The accident happened in the afternoon hours.
Police arrived at the scene of the accident, which took place on NC 10 near the US 321 Interchange. Police have not released details on why the two vehicles collided, but they claimed that there were two drivers involved and one passenger in each of the vehicles.
The woman who was critically injured and transported to the hospital was identified as 53-year-old Sharon Burns. Police report that she remains in critical condition at the Wake Forest Baptist today. The other driver and passengers received minor injuries.
At this time, police continue to investigate the circumstances of this accident.
If you have fallen victim to this accident, we would like to extend our sincerest sympathies to you. We understand how delicate these accidents can be and would like to reach out to you to let you know that you are never alone.
Truck Accident in North Carolina
Though trucks are known to generally be one of the safest vehicles on our roads, these serious accidents still tend to occur every year throughout North Carolina. Every year, truck accidents cause thousands of injuries and many fatalities due to the negligence of drivers. Sometimes, this negligence takes place because of the negligence of the smaller vehicle, and sometimes liability falls onto the truck driver or the trucking company. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, you know that the road to recovery is a long journey, which is why you need experienced help on your side.
At the Nye Law Group, we would like to offer a helping hand and protect the victims of truck accidents on our roadways. Unfortunately, the injuries that stem from these accidents tend to be catastrophic in nature, which could leave you in a horrific physical state, leave you with medical bills that you are unable to pay, and keep you from returning from work for quite some time. As the bills pile up and the emotions start to weigh you down, you might need legal assistance on your side. Contact us today to find out what we can do for you in the midst of your claim at 912-200-5230. We are waiting to hear from you.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.