An Oxford, North Carolina (N.C.) man was killed early Tuesday in an accident on northbound Interstate 85 in Granville County according to major media outlets. According to officials at the scene of this deadly tractor trailer wreck, a flatbed tractor-trailer hauling steel rebar slammed into the back of a flatbed tractor-trailer loaded with bags of cement mix shortly after 4 a.m. near mile marker 199.
Stefan Williams III, 59, of Dallas, N.C., was killed when pieces of rebar smashed through the cab of his truck, authorities said. The driver of the truck that was rear-ended, Herbert Robinson of Orangeburg, S.C., was taken to Granville Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries, authorities said. Speed was a factor in the wreck, authorities said. The wreck closed one lane of northbound I-85 for eight hours.As with all wrongful death cases, it is especially crucial to seek out professional legal advice in a tractor trailer accident injury cases and we have the experienced injury attorneys to evaluate your claim. Our firm is ready to assist you in reviewing your specific situation to see if your claim meets our criteria. In North Carolina, as well as every other state, there are laws on how long you have to file a suit also. Don't hesitate, call our toll free number and get confidential legal advice.O