A man is dead after being struck by an 18-wheeler in the early morning of June 12. North Carolina Highway Patrol reports the man was walking alone when he was struck. The tractor trailer accident is still being investigated by local authorities.
When a young woman enters a bus stop area to get on an approaching school bus, other drivers in the area should probably be operating with a degree of heightened carefulness. But in this case a 14-year-old North Carolina girl stepped onto the road at a school bus stop to await an approaching school bus. Instead, she was struck and killed in a car accident.
The cause of a tragic North Carolina car accident has been linked to high speed and drinking while driving. The crash occurred in the early morning hours when the driver lost control of his vehicle while trying to negotiate a curve. The truck veered off of the road and flipped, ejecting one of the passengers. The driver deemed responsible for the car accident is now facing criminal charges including DWI, underage drinking and reckless driving.
A North Carolina driver involved in a crash that took the life of one of his friends has pleaded guilty to DWI and causing a death by a motor vehicle. The two had attended a party prior to the tragic car accident. Witnesses from the party noted he appeared to be intoxicated. Although they tried to stop him, the man drove away. The victim was asleep in the passenger seat.
A North Carolina biker has died in a tragic crash. The 41-year-old man died when his bike collided with a car driven by a 20-year-old woman from out of state. The woman reportedly responsible is now facing criminal charges related to the motorcycle accident.
A former North Carolina high school athlete is facing criminal charges after a crash that killed two of his former teammates. The car accident occurred while the driver was reportedly under the influence of alcohol. The teammates were passengers inside of the vehicle when it apparently slipped off of the road and struck a tree. The driver and two other occupants of the vehicle were seriously injured but have since recovered.
Speeding is believed to be a contributing factor in a recent car accident that caused the death of a child. The 9-year-old died after the vehicle in which he was a passenger was struck by another vehicle in North Carolina. That driver is now facing criminal charges in the car accident case and has been jailed.
Drivers on the road have a duty of reasonable care for others, whether they are other drivers or pedestrians. When someone fails to adhere to traffic laws, tragic consequences can result. A young North Carolina boy died recently after trying to get on his school bus. The accident occurred when he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross the street. The child was a seventh grader at a local middle school.
A recent North Carolina car accident caused several injuries and ended in the death of one person. The crash occurred in the afternoon when a Honda overcorrected and collided with another vehicle. The car accident snarled traffic in the area for well over an hour.
A tragic accident has taken the lives of two North Carolina teenagers. They were traveling on a scooter in Salisbury during the early morning hours on Oct. 4 when they were hit by a vehicle. Both teens died a short time after the accident.