Wilmington, NC (November 11, 2018) – Police say that a Wilmington man is dead following a fatal intersection crash near Independence Boulevard and Carolina Beach Road. The accident took place on Thursday, November 8.
The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. The driver of a green SUV was headed east when a Jeep turned in front of them, flipping over. The man who lost his life in the accident was identified as 53-year-old John Jackson Jr. He was sitting in the front passenger seat of the Jeep.
The driver of the vehicle that caused the accident was identified as 39-year-old Mark William Neil Estep. Estep has been charged with driving while impaired and felony death by motor vehicle. Several other passengers were involved in the accident and were sent to the hospital with various injuries. At this time, we are unsure of their conditions.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of John Jackson Jr. and hope that his loved ones are able to find peace and comfort during this difficult time in their lives.
Fatal Accident in North Carolina
In 2008, statistics were taken, which showed that 1,428 of the 37,261 car accident fatalities across the country happened in North Carolina. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in our country, and North Carolina is no stranger to these horrific and life-changing accidents.
At the Nye Law Group, we understand just how important it is to offer our unending support to those who have been involved in a serious and fatal accident. If you have lost somebody closest to you due to one of these accidents, we want you to know that you have very noteworthy rights concerning the loss of your loved one. We will stand by your side and help you receive the damages you deserve during one of the most traumatic times of your life. Call us for more information at 912-200-5230.
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