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When someone is injured in an accident in North Carolina, it is important to gather information about what happens next.
Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.
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Emergency crews say one person was killed in a vehicle crash Thursday morning in north Charlotte.
The crash was reported at Eastfield Road and Prosperity Church Road around 5:34 a.m., according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
A man was killed in a southwest Charlotte wreck after he was ejected from his car and badly burned.
The wreck happened in the 5700 block of West Boulevard near Yorkmont Road at 2:42 p.m. Monday afternoon, according to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Major Crash Investigation Unit.
A Winston-Salem man was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Monday morning.
Rene Quiterio Medel, 27, died in the crash just after 6 a.m. in the 2700 block of Cole Road between Interstate 40 and Highway 311.
A marked Raleigh police vehicle was involved in a head-on crash with a pickup truck Monday morning at Poole and St. George roads, and crash investigators closed Poole Road.
One person was killed and another injured in a southwest Charlotte accident Monday afternoon.
The wreck happened on West Boulevard near Yorkmont Road around 3:30 p.m.
A vehicle crash that left one truck overturned has shut down the left and center lanes of I-485 inner Monday morning.
The incident was reported at 5:43 a.m. at mile marker 18 near the Oakdale Road exit, according to emergency crews.
Two lanes were open by 7:30 a.m.
Two people died early Sunday after their car crashed during a police chase that started in Mebane and ended in Orange County.
Police are looking for a vehicle after deadly hit-and-run.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say the deadly accident happened at 2400 Alleghany Street just before 11 p.m. Saturday night.
A 21-year-old Kure Beach man was charged early Friday in connection with a hit-and-run wreck on Interstate 40 West near U.S. Highway 70 that killed two people.
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.
East Carolina says a football player hospitalized since being involved in an automobile accident last week has been upgraded to good condition.
Team spokesman Tom McClellan disclosed the status upgrade for defensive end Terrell Stanley on Monday.
The N.C. Highway Patrol says a traffic accident which killed a Carthage woman may be related to the weather.
According to the patrol, 23-year-old Breanna Lynn Tile was killed Tuesday when the car she was riding in went off a snow-covered road outside Aberdeen and struck a tree.