Six persons injured after truck accident in Guilford County

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. –November 9, 2011. MyFox 8 reports that six people were taken to the hospital after an accident involving a group home minivan Wednesday morning in Guilford County. Glenda Higgins, the owner of the group home, said the van's tire was going flat and the driver was getting ready to pull into a gas station when a pickup truck hit them from behind.

The driver of the truck has been charged with failure to reduce speed. It was not clear how many people were in the truck or if anyone from the truck was taken to the hospital.

There are lots of reasons for North Carolina truck accidents. The reasons vary from distracted driving, failing to maintain proper distance and faulty braking mechanisms. Thankfully the victims only sustained minor injuries.


If you've been injured in a car wreck where someone else was at fault, contacting an auto accident attorney may be a good idea. An auto accident lawyer will consult with you for free, will take a look at the circumstances of your accident and can determine whether or not you have a valid case in order to get compensation for your injuries.

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