Four Motorists in a Critical Condition After Wreck in Moyock, NC, Injures 11
I was horrified to see the images from a wreck in Moyock last night where a head-on collision on Caratoke Highway sent 11 people to a local hospital.
Three vehicles were involved in the wreck near TowneBank. Four people were critically injured including a child who was knocked unconscious.
Caratoke Highway (NC 168) in Currituck County is a dangerous road that claims many victims every year. Our injury attorneys help some of those who have been injured and the family members of those killed.
Deputy Chief Tim Riley of the Currituck County Fire Department said the three-vehicle crash happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 250 block of Caratoke Highway, near TowneBank.
First responders reported two people were trapped in cars on Tuesday night after the crash. It took more than an hour for one of them to be released.
Deadly Accidents on Caratoke Highway
The accident statistics suggest head-on collisions are the most serious types of wreck that occur on the roads of Virginia and North Carolina.
On a fast-moving highway like Caratoke Highway (NC 168) a distraction like texting, a lapse of concentration or a drunk driver crossing a center line, can cause a terrible wreck at high speed. In August, a pedestrian was hit and killed on Caratoke Highway near Walnut Island.
Police say a 24-year-old woman was making a left turn onto North Caratoke Highway from Baxter Lane Road when she failed to yield to a 2012 Chevy passenger car. She was later charged with failure to yield.
In the aftermath of a wreck like this,there are likely to be multiple personal injury lawsuits against the insurance company of the at-fault driver. Our personal injury lawyers are licensed to help clients in North Carolina and Virginia. Call us today for a free consultation at (757) 455-0077.