New Castle, DE (July 3, 2022) – Authorities in New Castle responded to the scene of an injury crash on Thursday, June 30th. The accident took place in the westbound lanes of Route 40 near Route 72 at approximately 3:00 p.m.
According to a report from the area, there were multiple vehicles involved in the accident. One vehicle came to rest in the median and suffered heavy front-end damage. A second vehicle sustained damage to its left side and came to rest in a crosswalk. At least one person was injured in the collision. Paramedics treated the victim at the scene and then transported them to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. At this time, it is unclear how the accident took place. Police are still investigating the crash to determine whether any charges will be filed.
No further details have been released at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victims of this car accident in New Castle. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Delaware
Motorists in Delaware face risks each time they take to the roadways. There are a number of negligent drivers on our state’s roads each day and these drivers are often responsible for many serious injury accidents. Unfortunately, innocent drivers and passengers can be affected by the carelessness of others. According to the Delaware Department of Transportation, about 10,000 people are injured in car accidents that occur in Delaware every year. A number of these injured victims are hurt in collisions that were not their fault.
Each accident must be closely investigated by authorities in order to determine the cause and which driver should be held responsible. Some common causes of Delaware car accidents include speeding, reckless driving, distraction, impairment and failing to yield the right of way to other drivers. If you or a loved one have been injured in a crash, you may have valuable and important legal rights.
Under Delaware law, car accident victims can recover compensation for their injuries. This includes compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and possibly more. Only an experienced Delaware car accident lawyer can advise you regarding the best steps to take for your case. Before you speak with the insurance adjuster, you should have an attorney on your side who can help you obtain the full compensation that you need and deserve. Here at Murphy & Landon, our attorneys are focused on protecting the rights of injured accident victims. We focus our practice on injury cases. This focus allows us to obtain the best possible outcomes for our clients.
Our team is here and we are standing by to assist you at any time. We always provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. There is no obligation unless we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your time to speak with one of our car accident attorneys in New Castle, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (302) 472-8100.
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