Greensboro, NC (December 13, 2018) – In Greensboro, a tractor-trailer accident took place that led to a serious fire. The incident was so severe that it closed down multiple area interstates.
The incident took place this morning around 7:30 a.m. when a tractor-trailer had been carrying fuel and was involved in a crash. The accident took place on Interstate 85 when the truck driver struck a patch of ice. The truck immediately caught on fire.
The fire caused both Interstate 85 and 73 to be closed down because the truck was in the intersection with both highways. Firefighters were instantly called to the scene of the accident to help extinguish the flames. Police say that the driver was the only person injured in the accident and was immediately taken to the hospital for treatment. At this time, the extent of his injuries is not known.
Police say that the road was closed down for quite some time. They continue to investigate the accident at this time.
Truck accidents can be very traumatic events, which is why we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the driver involved in this accident who suffered injuries and hope that he receives a quick and easy recovery.
Truck Accident in North Carolina
In 2013 alone, there were 1,881 truck accidents across the entire state. 489 of these accidents ended in injuries and fewer resulted in fatalities. Truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads, which is why these accidents don’t happen as commonly as other motor vehicle accidents. When you have been injured in a North Carolina truck accident, you might have questions about where you can turn in the midst of your case.
If you have been seriously injured as a result of negligence on behalf of another party, you might have questions about how you can move forward. At the Nye Law Group, we want to let you know that you have many rights and might be entitled to compensation to help you cover a variety of losses. Our experienced attorneys have experience in a variety of personal injury cases in North Carolina and want to stand by your side to help you receive proven case results you deserve. Contact us today to find out what we can do for 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.