New Castle, DE (September 17, 2022) – Police in New Castle responded to the scene of an injury crash on Friday, September 16th. The accident was reported around 3:00 p.m. along Route 896.
When authorities arrived at the scene, they discovered that at least one person had been injured in the collision. The injured victim was treated by paramedics before being taken to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. There is no word on the severity or the extent of the victim’s injuries at this time. The cause of the collision has not been released. Motorists experienced significant delays at the scene as a result of the crash and were advised to avoid the area if possible. It is unclear whether any charges will be filed in connection with the collision.
An investigation remains ongoing. There are no additional details available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this New Castle car accident. We hope that the injured victims are able to make a full recovery.
Delaware Car Accidents
Car accidents take place across Delaware every day, multiple times per day. According to recent statistics from the Delaware Department of Transportation, about 30,000 crashes occur in our state each year. As a result of these accidents, approximately 10,000 injuries are reported. Many of the injuries that occur are serious in nature and can result in victims being sent to the hospital for treatment. The medical bills from a Delaware car accident can add up quickly, leaving individuals struggling financially, in addition to dealing with the physical pain from the crash. During this time, it is normal to wonder how your future will look.
Under Delaware law, you may have certain legal rights following the crash. This includes the right to receive compensation for your injuries, your lost wages and your pain and suffering. You could also be reimbursed for any medical bills that you were forced to incur as a result of someone else’s negligence. The amount of your recovery will vary based on the severity of the accident and your injuries. However, obtaining a fair value for your claim is best done by an experienced Delaware car accident lawyer.
Here at Murphy & Landon, our lawyers have decades of experience helping injured crash victims and their families. We focus our practice on representing injured victims during their time of greatest need. When you or a loved one have been affected by someone else’s carelessness, you should speak with one of our lawyers as soon as possible.
Our team is here and ready to take your call at any time. We always provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. During this time, we will go over your case and explain your legal rights and options in detail. To schedule your time to speak with a New Castle car accident lawyer, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (302) 472-8100.
Note: Our law firm utilizes secondary sources to create this post. The facts surrounding this specific accident have not been independently verified. Contact Murphy & Landon if you locate any inaccurate information. We will update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available.
Disclaimer: None of the information in this post is intended to be legal advice or medical advice. This is not a solicitation for business. If you have been injured in an accident, get medical attention as soon as possible. The photo used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.