Charlotte, NC (November 12, 2018) – Officials responded to an accident in Charlotte where a firetruck overturned, which injured two firefighters Sunday morning, November 11.
The Cook’s Community Volunteer Fire Department said that, at the time of the accident, the two firefighters were responding to a vehicle that caught on fire in the area of Harris Boulevard. During this time, the members of the department were involved in their own accident, which led to their firetruck rolling over.
Both firefighters were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries and have since been released.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to take this time to reach out with our thoughts and prayers to the parties involved in this accident. We hope that they are able to find peace in their recovery at this time.
Firetruck Accident in North Carolina
Absolutely anybody can become involved in a life-changing accident in the blink of an eye, and this, of course, means that even firefighters can fall victim to these horrific accidents. From 2000-2009, there were approximately 31,600 accidents involving firetrucks. 49 of these accidents would end in at least 1 fatality, showing us that firefighters can easily become injured or killed in these accidents involving large motor vehicles.
If you have incurred a variety of losses after being involved in a firetruck accident, you may have questions moving forward. At the Nye Law Group, we want you to know that you are not alone and we are here for you 24/7 as we work to help you obtain the results you deserve in your case. As members of the community, we are devoted to helping innocent victims in the midst of these accidents and will help you recover for all of your losses. Call us today for more information on how we can assist you at 912-200-5230.
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.