Salisbury, NC (August 28, 2020) – A woman was killed in a truck accident that took place on I-85 in Salisbury, according to police.
Police confirmed that the accident happened on August 27, around 7:30 p.m. At the time, Ebony Evans-Kindle was stranded on the side of the road in the southbound lanes of I-85 in her Mitsubishi as she waited for help.
Police confirmed that a tractor-trailer was driving through the area with a mower in the back, which struck the Mitsubishi as it drove by. The vehicle was forcefully sent into a guardrail. It was then struck head-on by a Chevrolet pickup truck.
Evans-Kindle was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. There was a small child in her vehicle who was hospitalized with minor injuries.
The roadway was closed in several lanes for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. 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 do not happen as commonly as many other accidents but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most horrific results. Many truck accidents end in a catastrophe due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles on our roads. In the blink of an eye, a person could be catastrophically injured or even killed in one of these unexpected accidents. If you have lost a loved one in a truck accident, you may wonder what options are available for you in your time of need. Nobody ever expects to lose a loved one in a crash but this is the reality for hundreds of victims every year.
Families tend to wonder what options are available for them after they have suffered the traumatic loss of a loved one. Truck accidents happen for many reasons and you may find that a wide array of parties could be to blame. On top of truck drivers, parties including trucking companies, manufacturers, and cargo loaders could be to blame. If you have lost somebody you love in a collision that is not their fault, you may wonder how you can move forward. You have the right to speak with a North Carolina truck accident attorney about your wrongful death claim.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our skilled accident attorneys are here to help you after you have lost a loved one in an accident. Truck accidents can happen unexpectedly and lead to some of the most life-altering results. If you have suffered losses, you may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects to help you back on your feet as you grieve a loved one. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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