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Tractor trailer involved in deadly crash

On Behalf of | Jul 27, 2018 | Truck Accidents

Cary area residents share the road with numerous vehicles every day. There are pedestrians, motorcycle, cyclists and large tractor-trailers. Most of the time, they safely share the road, but occasionally, a serious accident occurs. A serious accident recently occurred in Davie County, where a person died in a tractor trailer accident.

This accident involved two passenger vehicles and a tractor-trailer. The accident occurred on I-40 in Davie County. Traffic was stopped on the freeway near the Farmington Road exit. A tractor trailer did not stop in time and hit two cars.

One person died in the first vehicle, and a passenger was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for their injuries. Two people in the second car were injured as well. The driver of the tractor trailer has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle.

No one expects their loved one will be seriously injured or killed in a car accident. Unfortunately, hundreds of North Carolina families face this reality every year. Sometimes, these accidents are caused by another driver’s negligence. Another driver may be distracted, drunk, or just plain negligent.

A family who has been affected by a serious accident may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident and help determine who is at fault. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost wages, and other damages. It’s important to remember that victims of these types of terrible accidents are not alone.


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