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Accidents in Johnston County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Johnston 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 Johnston 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 Johnston 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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Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
Clayton police say a 13-year-old boy riding a bicycle was hit by a car Wednesday night.
It happened about 9 p.m. on Barber Mill Road.
Video from the scene showed damage to the car's front bumper.
Police said the boy was riding with two other kids on bikes.
A double fatal accident shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 95 for several hours early Wednesday morning.
The crash happened around 3 a.m. near exit 95 and U.S. Highway 70 Business in Smithfield, not far from the Carolina Premium Outlets.
A 16-year-old girl died on her way to church Sunday morning after her car overturned in a stream about a mile from her Selma home, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said.
Emergency crews responded Friday afternoon to multiple crashes that resulted in about a half-dozen injuries and the closure of one northbound lane of Interstate 95 just northeast of Benson.
A Raleigh man died Wednesday night after his car ran off the road on the westbound side of Interstate 40 in Johnston County and then flipped over the median cables and stopped on the eastbound side of the highway.