On Saturday afternoon, at least three people were injured in a Hendersonville crash involving a Henderson County Deputy. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened sometime around 1:51 p.m. at the intersection of Four Seasons Boulevard and Dana Road. The Deputy was reportedly headed south on Dana Road with flashing lights on when an eastbound minivan on Four Seasons Boulevard collided with the patrol car. The minivan also struck another vehicle in the wreck. The deputy was responding to a call at the time of the crash.
Three People Injured in Hendersonville Crash
The deputy and two people in the minivan were injured in the crash. The third car involved in the wreck sustained some damage during the collision. Although there has been no word on the extent of injuries associated with the crash, everybody who was involved is expected to be okay. At this time, no charges have been filed, but the crash remains under investigation.
NHTSA’s Car Accident Statistics
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued their list of quick facts for 2014 motor vehicle crash statistics. Listed below are some of the more important findings.
NHTSA 2014 Quick Facts
- 29,989 fatal crashes
- 32,675 car crash fatalities
- 6,064,000 police-reported crashes
- 2,338,000 people injured in car crashes
- 9,068 alcohol-impaired driving fatal crashes
- 87 percent nationwide seat belt use rate
- 4,586 motorcyclist fatalities
- 92,000 motorcyclists injured
- 3,903 fatalities in crashes involving large trucks
Car Accidents in Asheville
Whether you were injured by a distracted driver or in a crash involving a commercial truck, it’s important to speak with a lawyer about your case. Dealing with your insurance company can also be a stress-inducing process, no matter how long you’ve been faithfully paying your premiums. You don’t have to go through the aftermath of a car accident alone. If you have been injured or if you have lost a loved one in a car accident in Hendersonville, Asheville or in any of the other surrounding areas, contact the skilled team at Davis Law Group, P.A. at 866-397-2897 for an immediate free consultation.