North Carolina

Balvantbh Thakorbhai Patel Killed in Accident at Hwy 134 in Asheboro, NC

March 6, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Balvantbh Thakorbhai Patel
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

NC-134, Asheboro, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Highlander, Semi-Truck
Hwy 134
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Highlander collided with a tractor-trailer at an intersection

What Happened

A possible failure to yield event led to the death of a driver at Hwy 134 in Asheboro, NC on March 6th, 2023. Police say it happened around 11:20 a.m. and named 58-year-old Balvantbh Thakorbhai Patel as the victim. According to investigators, Patel was behind the wheel of a Toyota Highlander headed westbound on Center Cross Church Rd. They allege the vehicle failed to stop at the intersection with Hwy 134 before it was struck by a semi-truck. The resulting crash left Patel with fatal injuries at the scene while a passenger was hospitalized with serous injuries. The truck driver is said to have been uninjured. No additional information is available at this time.

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