According to WECT, a five-car crash took place early last week in Wilmington, NC at the intersection of Oleander Drive and South College Road.
Police officials have said that two people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The crash took place after one vehicle, traveling eastbound on Oleander, ran a stoplight, then hit another vehicle, which spun and struck a third vehicle, according to the Wilmington Police Department. The first vehicle then ran off the road and smashed into two other vehicles. Charges against the responsible drivers are pending.
The North Carolina Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:
Thankfully news reports indicate that the two people injured in the wreck did not suffer life-threatening injuries. While it’s wonderful news for their family and friends that the damage was not worse, it is important to remember that even non-life-threatening injuries can affect a victim for the rest of his or her life. Given this risk, it may be helpful to contact a North Carolina car accident attorney to determine what long-term effects might be expected and if the victim should file a claim for compensation for their resulting injuries.
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