Falling Truck Cargo Causes NC Crash
The second crate was also hit by tractor trailer, sending the crate airborne. The crate struck a vehicle behind the tractor trailer. The driver of that car was also sent to hospital with injuries. Authorities report that the driver of the Perdue Farms tractor trailer has been charged with failure to secure his load.
Our thoughts go out to the victims in this accident. One can only imagine how frightening it must have been to see a large metal crate flying airborne, only to fall and directly hit your car. We can only hope the injured parties will make full recoveries.
Unsecured cargo can be incredibly dangerous, as evidenced by this crash. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in an accident involving unsecured cargo, consider consulting with one of our experienced NC injury attorneys. Drivers should not have to pay the price for truck drivers who don't properly secure their loads.