Charlotte, NC (September 26, 2023) – One person was transported to a local hospital with injuries as a result of an explosion on the Northwest side of Charlotte on Monday afternoon, September 25.
According to reports provided by the police, an explosion occurred inside of a car on Wandering Creek Drive near Pleasant Grove Road. One woman was inside the vehicle at the time of the explosion.
The woman suffered injuries due to the explosion. She was transported to a local hospital for emergency care. Authorities confirmed that the woman suffered 3rd-degree burns.
The incident is being investigated at this time. However, a propane tank has been identified as the source of the explosion.
We hope the injured woman recovers quickly.
Explosions in North Carolina
Explosions can be quite devastating. Unfortunately, they are the cause of thousands of injuries in the United States every year. There are many cases where innocent people are harmed as a result of propane explosions. There are several reasons why we continue to see these explosions take place. The leading factors include:
- Human Error: Mishandling propane equipment, attempting to repair or modify tanks without expertise, and neglecting safety guidelines can trigger explosions.
- Leaks: Undetected leaks in propane tanks or pipelines are a significant cause of explosions. Leaking propane can accumulate in enclosed spaces, leading to a highly combustible atmosphere.
- Improper Storage: Storing propane tanks in high-temperature environments or close to ignition sources can lead to increased pressure inside the tanks, resulting in an explosion.
- Equipment Malfunction: Faulty propane appliances can ignite propane when not functioning correctly, causing an explosion.
People who are involved in explosions are often left with severe respiratory problems, blast injuries, and burn injuries. These and other severe injuries can impact their health and well-being indefinitely, completely disrupting their lives.
The unfortunate truth is that experiencing a serious injury caused by an explosion can have lasting effects on both your physical and financial well-being. However, seeking guidance from a knowledgeable and experienced propane explosion lawyer can help you navigate the legal process and seek justice for your injuries. Your attorney will be able to pursue a claim for compensation against the responsible party so that you have the financial resources that you need during this very difficult time. It is important to seek legal guidance right away to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice.
At Burg Simpson, we understand the impact it can have on you and your loved ones. Our team of skilled attorneys is dedicated to seeking justice for those affected by explosions. With over $2 billion in damages recovered for our clients from corporate entities and individuals alike, we are committed to providing support and fighting for the compensation you deserve. If you or a loved one has been injured in an explosion, do not hesitate to contact our national explosion law firm today at (888) 895-2080 for a free consultation. Let us help ease your burden during this difficult time.