Salisbury, NC (November 8, 2018) – In Salisbury, one person lost their life and a four-day-old baby was rescued from a serious accident yesterday, November 7.
The accident, according to police, happened on East Innes Street near the highway around lunchtime. At the time, the driver of a Chevy had been traveling west when he suddenly crossed the concrete and brick median and then struck an SUV head-on. The SUV crashed into another SUV.
The driver of the pickup truck died at the scene. He was identified as 94-year-old Joseph Bernard Krochmal. The father of the baby was treated at the scene. The four-day-old was given a bottle and treated.
East Innes was closed for almost an hour as crews worked at the scene. Police are still investigating at this time.
We are always saddened to learn about fatal accidents in our community, especially one that involves an infant. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Krochmal, who tragically lost his life in this accident. We also hope that the other people and the tiny infant who were injured in this accident will be able to make full recoveries and get back to their day to day activities as soon as possible.
Fatal Accident in North Carolina
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that, on average, 93 people die every day in these horrific car accidents across the United States. These accident rates continue to rise, taking the lives of many and causing serious injuries to others every year.
At the Nye Law Group, we have made it our personal responsibility to assist you and your family if you have lost somebody closest to you in a serious accident due to the negligence of another party. Being injured or having to say goodbye to someone too soon is so difficult. You have rights if you have been the victim of an accident that was no fault of yours. In North Carolina, you have legal options, and we would happy to answer any questions that you may have about your accident claim. Call us today at 912-200-5230 to set up a free consultation with one of our skilled and compassionate attorneys.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.