Benson, NC – Fatal Truck Wreck On I-40 near NC-210 Takes One Life

Benson, NC (June 13, 2023) – A truck crash took place in Johnson County on Tuesday morning that claimed one man’s life.

The accident was reported at around 8:55 a.m. on June 13.

According to official reports, a semi-truck tractor-trailer and a second commercial vehicle collided on the westbound side of Interstate 40. Preliminary investigations show that a man was escorting a tractor-trailer that was carrying an oversized load on the westbound lanes of Interstate 40. He directed the vehicle to stop on the side of the roadway. The tractor-trailer entered the shoulder of the road, and the man escorting the vehicle exited in order to inspect the truck.

While outside of his vehicle, a second tractor-trailer came through the area and crashed into the semi-trucks, causing it to strike the man.  The impact of the crash caused the vehicles to scatter debris along multiple lanes of the road near North Carolina 210.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene of the crash to provide assistance.

The pedestrian was fatally injured as a result of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is currently being investigated.

Our condolences are with the family of the man who died in this crash.

Fatal Truck Accidents in North Carolina

Benson, NC – Fatal Truck Wreck On I-40 near NC-210 Takes One LifeFatal pedestrian accidents can be incredibly difficult to deal with. The unfortunate truth is that we often see victims lose their lives as a result of these accidents. The chances of a person losing their life in a truck accident are dramatically increased if they are outside of their vehicle at the time of the accident.

Every year, thousands of pedestrians die as a result of crashes that occur in the United States. Commercial truck accidents that involve pedestrians often involve some form of negligence. We see countless people lose their lives as a result of drivers who are distracted or impaired while operating their vehicles.

If your loved one has died as a result of the fatal truck accident, your family often has legal options available to help you move forward. Seeking the guidance of a pedestrian accident lawyer can provide your family with the best chance of getting justice. A skilled legal team will be able to review the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one. They will help you by performing an investigation to determine who is responsible. They will then guide you along the process of navigating the legal system and filing a wrongful death claim against the responsible party.

At Burg Simpson, our experienced truck accident lawyers have dedicated their careers to representing victims and families affected by major crashes with commercial trucks. We strive to ensure that those injured in these terrible accidents get the justice they deserve. From providing free consultations to handling cases on a contingency fee basis, we are here for you every step of the way through this difficult process. If you have lost a loved one as a result of an accident involving a semi-truck, do not hesitate to contact us today at (888) 895-2080 and let us help you achieve the justice and compensation you deserve.

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