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
Woman struck and killed by hit-and-run driver on South Saunders Street at Wilmington Street in Raleigh, North Carolina
Faramarz Zeinahvazi, 76, killed in hit-and-run pedestrian collision on Six Forks Road in Raleigh, North Carolina
Alexander Cudney, 35, killed after motorcycle crash on East Millbrook Road in Raleigh, North Carolina
Andres Pop Chiquival, 28, killed in single-vehicle crash into waterway near Mitchell Mill Road in Wake Forest, North Carolina
Pedestrian hospitalized after getting hit by car at Calvary Drive and Capital Boulevard in Raleigh, North Carolina
Driver dies when car departs off Poplar Springs Church Road, hitting tree and ditch in Garner, North Carolina
Charles Hew Crooks, 23, dies after falling from plane as it approached airport in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Brandon Blake Runyon, 28, and Aquan Dominique Debrew, 30, both die when their vehicle hits tree at high speed off of Lynn Road near Paces Arbor Court in Raleigh, North Carolina
One person killed in crash at North Raleigh Boulevard and Millbank Street in Raleigh, North Carolina