According to highway patrol a Toyota Prius was an escort vehicle for a mobile home. The Prius had stopped on the shoulder because debris had fallen off the mobile home. At that time an SUV came down the ramp from Providence Road and ran into the back of the Prius at approximately 70 mph.
Emergency personnel had to pull at least one person out of the wreckage, and stated three people suffered life threatening injuries.
The North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers’ Perspective
The aftermath of this accident is very brutal; it’s astonishing that none of the people died on the scene, our thoughts are with the families and victims involved. The speed of which the SUV was traveling plays a significant role in this accident. Speed is involved in about one out of three fatal crashes and is the third leading contributing factor to traffic crashes, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. When exiting the ramp at that speed the weight and momentum of the SUV forced its path wider than it would have been at the suggested safe speed limit. At this speed it is likely the SUV is guilty of reckless driving, and because of his negligence three people are fighting for their life. The families of the victims should contact a proven North Carolina (NC) personal injury lawyer to discuss their legal options. Speed-related crashes can be extremely severe, and can leave people with debilitating injuries. Our lawyers have a complete legal knowledge of speeding accidents along with the ability to help you or a loved one through this difficult time and receive the full compensation that their injury deserves.
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