Last week, a man in Buncombe County suffered from a head injury in a collision. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on Brevard Road, near the Buncombe, Henderson County line, on Wednesday afternoon. Very few details about the wreck have been released, but we do know that one of the vehicles involved went off of the roadway and down into a ravine. First responders rushed to the scene, where they found a man inside of a vehicle with an apparent head injury. That person was transported to Mission Hospital for treatment.
Brevard Road Injury Crash
A portion of the roadway had to be closed as crews and first responders worked the scene. At this time, there has been no word on the extent of that man’s injuries or his current condition. Also, no information on the cause of the crash has been released, and the wreck is likely still under investigation with the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office. Additionally, there has been no information on whether or not anybody else was involved or injured in the crash.
Traumatic Brainjuries Caused by Car Crashes
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), among all age groups, motor vehicle crashes were the third overall leading cause of traumatic brainjury (TBI) related emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths in 2013. The CDC also reports that regarding non-fatal TBI-related injuries in 2013, motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of hospitalizations for adolescents and persons ages 15 through 44 years of age.
Car Accidents in Asheville
After any kind of car accident, it’s essential to get a full medical evaluation. If you’re having any kind of brainjury or concussion signs and symptoms after your car accident, let your doctor know immediately. If a dangerous or negligent driver caused your car accident, get in touch with a personal injury lawyer who has proven car accident case experience.
If you have been injured or if you have lost a loved one in a car accident in Asheville, or in any of the surrounding Western North Carolina communities, contact the skilled and proven Personal Injury team at Davis Law Group, P.A. at 888-773-8388 for a free case consultation.