Mt. Gilead, NC (November 13, 2020) – Around 9:45 a.m. on Thursday morning, November 12, a teen was killed in a tractor-trailer crash in Mt. Gilead.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident took place on NC-73 in front of the Lake Tillery Fire and Rescue building. Police confirmed that an 18-year-old male was driving in the area when his vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer in rainy conditions.
The teen was identified as 18-year-old Cameron Needham, who was a senior at the South Stanly High School. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time until the police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in North Carolina
Truck accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads and are capable of causing extensive harm. In fact, many people lose their lives in these accidents every year. In 2016, it was reported that about 14,000 truck accidents occurred in the entirety of North Carolina. These accidents occur due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. Truck accidents may not be as common as other accidents but, when they do occur, they lead to the most extensive harm.
Losing somebody that you love as a result of a North Carolina truck accident can leave you feeling both helpless and alone. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you can work toward compensation to cover a wide array of aspects. We believe that nobody should ever have to worry about how they will afford to pay the bills after someone they love has been taken from them due to the negligence of another party. You have many options and should always have an accident attorney by your side. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in serious accidents at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in horrific accidents. We understand how overwhelming the aftermath of a North Carolina truck accident can be and how these accidents are capable of causing fatalities in the blink of an eye. An attorney will help you work toward compensation and connect you with the best resources to move forward. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options you have at this time.
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