The Law Offices of John M. McCabe, P.A.
Free Initial Consultations
Toll Free: 877-320-1851 | Phone: 919-899-9852
Call Us Now

Teenage driver causes accident, injuring fourteen people

Those who drive around the Cary area feel like they are safe most of the time. Most drivers are careful and understand they need to follow the rules of the road. But, occasionally, a less-than-careful driver hits the road and causes a serious car accident.

A serious accident recently occurred in Cumberland County. A 17-year-old unlicensed driver was headed west on Camden Road and ran a red light. As a result of running the red light, she hit another car that was driven by a Fort Bragg soldier. The accident was so severe that 14 people were taken to a local hospital for their injuries. The driver was charged with driving without a license and running a red light.

Many teenage drivers have earned their reputation as being terrible drivers. There's a reason why insurance costs so much more for teenagers than other drivers. The lack of experience and maturity makes many teenagers a moving hazard on North Carolina roads. If a person finds themselves the victim of a teenage driver, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can visit the accident scene and interview witnesses, review the police report, and get answers for the victim as to what happened to cause the accident. They can hold the negligent driver responsible for their mistake. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages.

No one expects to be involved in a car accident. But, almost all drivers will be in at least one accident during their driving career. It is important to hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions so that they don't harm anyone else.

Source: abc11.com, "Fort Bragg soldier, 13 others injured after unlicensed 17-year-old driver collides with car, troopers say," April 6, 2018

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Here's what other attorneys are saying...

"John is a great lawyer who works super hard for his clients. The results he obtains for his clients are phenomenal." - Brian Davis

Read More
Book

John McCabe wrote "The Investigation and Analysis of Personal Injury Cases" in the best-selling book Personal Injury Practice in North Carolina. This is the book that other lawyers follow in handling personal injury cases.

  • Rated by | Super Lawyers | John M. McCabe | SuperLawyers.com
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 superb | Top Attorney Personal Injury
  • National Association of distinguished counsel | Nation's Top one percent 2017 | NADC
  • The Verdict Club | VC | Premier Trial Lawyers
  • Best Law Firms in North Carolina 2018
  • Nations's Premier | Top Ten Attorney Personal Injury | NAOPIA
  • 2014 | Litigator Awards | Ranked Top 1% of Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers | Best LAw Firms | 2019

Tell Us About Your Case

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Email Us For A Response

Office Location

The Law Offices of John M. McCabe, P.A.
1130 Kildaire Farm Road
Suite 230
Cary, NC 27511

Toll Free: 877-320-1851
Phone: 919-899-9852
Fax: 919-833-3371
Cary Law Office Map