Salisbury, NC (November 25, 2018) – A person was struck and killed while changing a tire on Interstate 85 in Salisbury. The incident took place in the southbound lanes on Saturday, November 24th.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the call, which involved three vehicles in total. Police say that a black and a gray Suburban were both off the roadway when the crash occurred. A person was changing a tire on one of the vehicles when a red Jeep Cherokee ran off the road and slammed into the black Suburban.
The person changing the tire was taken to the hospital and was later pronounced dead. Five other people, including the Jeep driver, were hospitalized.
Police say that alcohol played a role in the crash. There is no word at this time on whether charges will be filed.
Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the deceased accident victim. We offer our condolences for the tremendous loss of their loved one who was senselessly taken too soon by the irresponsible actions of a drunk driver. We hope that they are able to find some comfort and peace as they begin the long process of grieving the loss of their loved ones.
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We know the heartbreak that surrounds you in the aftermath of a fatal car accident. The attorneys at the Nye Law Group have more than a decade of experience handling these sensitive and complicated types of wrongful death claims and will make sure that our clients get the maximum amount of compensation available to them under the law for the loss of their loved one.
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