A Charlotte driver is dead after a crash involving two trucks at a traffic light Tuesday afternoon.
The crash happened at the intersection of Brookshire Boulevard and Grove Road after a man drove his truck into another truck that was stopped at an intersection. According to witnesses, the driver who caused the crash was driving erratically directly before the crash.
When emergency personnel arrived on the scene, the driver of the truck that caused the crash was dead. Luckily, no one else was hurt in the crash.
Studies from year 2010 show that a startling 32,885 people were killed in the estimated 5,419,000 police reported motor-vehicle crashes that occurred that year. However, there are precautions you can take that can help protect yourself and your family on the road while also decreasing the number of deaths and injuries on our nation’s highways. Firstly, never drink and drive. Also, obey all posted speed limits. Avoid distractions like texting. Stay alert and never drive while fatigued. Lastly, always wear a seat belt or proper restraint. If you still find that you or a love one is faced with the unthinkable, call the Accident Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.