Mooresville, NC (October 28, 2020) – The Mooresville Police Department, along with EMS and fire crews responded to the scene of a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Wednesday. The collision took place along Interstate 77 in the northbound lanes near mile marker 32.
Police have reported that a tractor-trailer was traveling on the highway when the truck jackknifed, causing it to spill about 400 gallons of diesel fuel onto the highway. In addition to the truck, there was at least one other vehicle involved in the crash. At this time, there is no word on how the accident took place.
EMS crews responded to the scene to treat injured victims from the crash. There is no information on the scope of the injuries suffered in the accident. The Hazmat crew of the Mooresville Fire Department was called to the scene as a result of the fuel spill. In addition, the Mt. Mourne Fire Department also responded.
Police are still conducting an investigation into the crash at this time. There is no additional information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to all who were affected by this accident in Mooresville. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery for any injured victims.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
Being involved in a North Carolina car accident can be a life-altering experience. Car accidents in North Carolina often take place very suddenly and unexpectedly. The aftermath of a crash can leave you suffering from serious injuries that can take weeks and months to heal. During this time, your quality of life may be greatly affected as you are unable to do many of the things that you once enjoyed before the accident. You may also be unable to work and provide for yourself or your family.
If you have experienced an injury accident on our state’s roadways, you could have important legal rights. Under state law, an injured victim in a crash has the right to file a claim for reimbursement of certain damages sustained in the accident. This includes payment of reasonable medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and, in some cases, punitive damages. When you are hurt by the negligent actions of another motorist, you should not have to worry about being held financially responsible. Your focus should be solely on your healing and recovery.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help during your time of need. North Carolina injury lawyer Jason M. Burton has the skills and the experience needed to help you resolve your injury case in your favor. We are fully dedicated to every client’s case as if it were our own and we will fight to protect your legal rights.
Our firm is standing by at any time to take your call.
We offer free consultations and case evaluations to all prospective clients. We also handle most accident cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that there is no obligation unless we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your free appointment, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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