Complete Wake County, NC accident reports and news.
Accidents in Wake County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Wake 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 Wake 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 Wake 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.
Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
Multi-vehicle crash involving tractor trailers shut down two right lanes on Interstate 40 westbound in Raleigh, North Carolina
At least one injured and offramp shut down following collision on I-440 at Wade Avenue in Raleigh, North Carolina
Richard Eric Fish, 72, killed after colliding with car while riding bicycle on Lake Wheeler Road in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
William Ortiz, 33, dead, 2 others including a child seriously injured after head-on crash allegedly caused by street-racing on Atlantic Avenue in Raleigh, North Carolina
No one seriously hurt after car and police cruiser collide at Trawick Road at Cove Drive in Raleigh, North Carolina
Charles Kudla, 75, struck and killed by Jubril Parks, 19, at intersection of Spring Forest Road and Capital Boulevard in Raleigh, North Carolina
Motorcyclist Gabrielle Hamed, 24, killed in crash with pickup truck on Holly Spring Roads in Cary, North Carolina
Miriam Carol Strickland, 76, dies following single-vehicle crash caused by medical emergency on Penny Road in Cary, North Carolina
Cary police responded after 9:37 p.m.