Police in Charlotte say a 28-year-old man was killed when he slid on a patch of ice in east Charlotte and hit a utility pole. He had been drinking at the time of the crash, police say.
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Accidents in Mecklenburg County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Mecklenburg 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 Mecklenburg 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.
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After a Mecklenburg 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.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating the cause of an early morning crash that injured two CMPD officers.
Emergency crews are clearing a vehicle crash in south Charlotte the sent one person to the hospital.
The incident was reported at 7:36 a.m. along Pineville-Matthews Road at The Arboretum, according to the Charlotte Fire Department.
A woman was killed in a car accident on the interstate Thursday evening, according to Charlotte firefighters.
The accident happened shortly before 9 p.m. on southbound I-77 near the North and South Carolina state line.
A teen driver is being charged in connection to a Monday accident that left a 14-year-old girl dead, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
The incident happened just after 2:30 p.m. on the 4500 block of Camp Stewart Road in east Charlotte.
Police in Charlotte say a man has been charged after a woman riding in his vehicle was killed in a crash with a tractor trailer early Monday morning.
One person was killed in a car accident on I-77 Sunday night, according to a release from the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
The wreck happened on I-77 northbound near the 28-mile marker, just south of Catawba Avenue.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police on Friday charged a 50-year-old man with felony hit-and-run in the death of a pedestrian who was halfway across Eastway Drive Thursday evening when she was struck by a 2003 GMC, C5500, pickup truck.