North Carolina

Zachary Gesibe Oonge Injured in Accident at I-40 in Orange County, NC

September 26, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Zachary Gesibe Oonge
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-40, Willard, Orange County, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Life-threatening injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer veered from the road before traveling down an embankment into a wooded area

What Happened

North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that injured a driver at I-40 in Orange County, NC on September 26th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:29 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 47-year-old Zachary Gesibe Oonge is said to have veered from the road for unclear reasons before traveling down an embankment into a wooded area. The truck caught fire in the crash and officials say Oonge was hospitalized with suspected serious injuries. Additional information was not available.

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