3 Injured in Tractor Trailer Crash in Gaston County, N.C.
A tractor trailer and a passenger car were involved in a two-vehicle accident in Gaston County, N.C., on the afternoon of Monday, Feb.20, sending all three people in the passenger vehicle to the hospital with injuries. According to the Gaston Gazette, southbound N.C. 16 was closed as a result of the accident, which occurred where the highway intersects with Lucia Riverbend Highway.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.