Complete Franklin County, NC accident reports and news.
Accidents in Franklin County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Franklin 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 Franklin 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 Franklin 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 how a Franklin County injury attorney can help.
Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
Twins Garrett Cribb and Gabriel Cribb, both 16, killed when their car leaves Howard Tant Road and strikes tree near Bunn, North Carolina
One person killed and several injured in crash at Hampton Lane and Park Avenue near Youngsville, North Carolina
Alexandra Cunningham, 21, and William Duncan, 65, killed in collision on N.C. Highway 96 in Franklin County, North Carolina
Brian Sjostedt, Jessica Kenny, and one person killed in small-plane crash near Louisburg, North Carolina
Jamariuse Quan Gibbs, 17, killed and Timothy Henry Coley, 18, injured in crash on Cedar Creek Road in Franklinton, North Carolina
Perry Jackson Frazier, 18, killed, and Dustin Garriss, 18, seriously injured in single-vehicle car crash into tree off of Hodges Road near Franklinton, North Carolina
Firefighter John Derek Gupton, 24, killed and Kyle Horton injured in fire truck crash on Sykes Road in Louisburg
A firefighter was killed and another was injured Tuesday afternoon after the fire truck they were in overturned in Franklin County. The driver died, and the passenger was being treated at a local hospital.