On Tuesday morning, there was a serious crash on Highway 280 in Transylvania County. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened near Little Mountain Road. Very few details about this crash have been released, but we do know there was a head-on collision between a car and a truck. An additional vehicle may also have been involved. First responders and crews rushed to the scene, where traffic was blocked at Hudlin Gap Road. Injuries were reported on the scene, although no information about how many people were injured has been released. At this time, there has been no word on the cause of the crash, which is likely still under investigation with law enforcement authorities.
National and State Car Crash Statistics
- In 2014, an estimated 2,338,000 people were injured in U.S. car crashes.
- In 2014, there were 29,989 fatal crashes across the U.S.
- 32,675 people were killed in U.S. car crashes in 2014.
- In 2013, 1,289 people were killed in car crashes in North Carolina.
- In 2014, 1,284 people were killed in car crashes in North Carolina.
Expenses Associated With Car Accidents
The expenses associated with a car accident can be astronomical for victims and their families. Initial medical bills are just the start. Depending upon the severity of your injury, you could need additional care, rehabilitation, physical therapy and even home care for an extended period of time. You could be out of work for who knows how long, while your family is desperately trying to make ends meet. Insurance companies can be slow to payout and difficult to deal with too.
Asheville Car Accident Lawyer
After any type of car accident, it’s a good idea to speak with a personal injury lawyer about your claim and possible lawsuit. An attorney can be your advocate as you work to get your life back together after an accident. Your attorney can stay on top of all official investigative details and help to make sure your family has the best possible outcome for your case.
If you have been injured or if you have lost a loved one in a car accident due to somebody’s dangerous, negligent or distracted behavior behind the wheel, contact Davis Law Group, P.A. at 866-397-2897 for a free case consultation.