North Carolina

Teen Killed in Truck Accident at I-485 in Charlotte, NC

February 28, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-485, Charlotte, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Pickup Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Van collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer before hitting a pickup truck

What Happened

North Carolina Highway Patrol officials are investigating on a crash that killed a teen at I-485 in Charlotte, NC on February 28th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:50 p.m. Police say a van collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer in heavy traffic before also striking a pickup truck. A 13-year-0ld teen in the van suffered fatal injuries in the crash. The driver was hospitalized with serious injuries. The conditions of the other drivers was not discussed. Additional information was not immediately available.

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