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Accidents in Burke County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Burke County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Burke County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Burke County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.
Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential personal injury claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.
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Most recent accident reports
A Burke County man was killed, and a woman was injured, after the woman became stranded in front of his house late Wednesday night.
A 2-year-old was airlifted to the hospital Monday after a car crash in Burke County.
The wreck happened February 3, on Conley Road, which runs between Highways 70 and 64 in Morganton.
Troopers in Burke County are responding to a deadly overturned tractor trailer crash on Interstate 40 eastbound that has shut down one lane.
One person is dead, according to NC Highway Patrol, and another person was taken to the hospital.