Kannapolis, NC (November 9, 2018) – Police investigated the scene of a tractor-trailer accident in Kannapolis that led to injuries and a large amount of damages.
The Kannapolis Fire Department and other responders came to the scene, which happened on Interstate 85 around mile marker 62 between the Dale Earnhardt Boulevard and Lane Street. Two tractor-trailers allegedly struck one another.
The cab of one of the tractor-trailers involved was completely destroyed. The injured parties were taken to the hospital and are expected to recover.
The police investigation continues as police try to determine what caused the vehicles to collide.
At this time, we would like to take the time to extend our warmest thoughts and prayers to those who were injured in this serious truck accident. We hope that all of those involved are able to make a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Every year, about 500,000 truck accidents take place that led to severe injuries and fatalities in the most catastrophic cases involving factors like speeding as drivers travel from place to place for work, and episodes of drunk driving, distracted driving, and more. About 5,000 trucking accidents end in fatalities and many more end in injuries that require hospitalization every year.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a serious truck accident in North Carolina, you have many rights as you bring a personal injury claim against a negligent party. Trucks are federally regulated on our roads, which means that you have many ways to prove that somebody has acted in a reckless manner in these accidents, helping you compensate for a variety of damages. At the Nye Law Group, we will stand by your side and put our experts and experience to use for you. Contact us today for more information at 912-200-5230.
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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.