North Carolina

Driver Killed in Accident at US 264 in Nash County, NC

October 3, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 264, Washington, Nash County, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
NC Department of Transportation truck, Fuel tanker truck
US 264
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

NC Department of Transportation truck was involved in a crash with a Fuel tanker truck

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US 264 in Nash County, NC on October 3rd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1 p.m. According to investigators, a state transportation vehicle was pulling into the left lane before attempting to merge into a right lane. A tanker truck occupying the lane went into a median while attempting to avoid a collision. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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