North Carolina

One Person Injured in Accident at NC Hwy 24-27 near Stanly County, NC

August 22, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 24, Magnolia, Stanly County, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Dump Truck, 18-Wheeler
NC Hwy 24-27
Injuries Sustained

Undisclosed injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dump truck exiting an access road collided with an 18-wheeler

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a man at NC Hwy 24-27 near Stanly County, NC on August 22nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2 p.m. According to investigators, a dump truck was exiting an access road while allegedly pulling into the path of an approaching 18-wheeler. The two vehicles collided as a result, leaving the tractor-trailer operator, a 63-year-old male who was not publicly identified, with non-life-threatening injuries. The dump truck operator, a 31-year-old male who also was not publicly identified, was allegedly uninjured and allegedly charged with failure to yield, according to sources. Additional information was not available.

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