North Carolina

James Farland Injured in Accident at Trent River Bridge in New Bern, NC

September 6, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
James Farland
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Trent River Bridge, Interstate 42, New Bern, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Tanker Truck
Trent River Bridge
Injuries Sustained

Undisclosed injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tanker truck veered through a concrete barrier and overturned

What Happened

North Carolina Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that injured a person at Trent River Bridge in New Bern, NC on September 6th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around when a tanker truck veered through a concrete barrier before overturning after landing about 50 feet bellow the overpass. The driver, 53-year-old James Farland, was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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