Wilmington, NC – Driver Killed in Truck Wreck on US-421 near I-140

Wilmington, NC – Driver Killed in Truck Wreck on US-421 near I-140

Wilmington, NC (January 27, 2024) – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol confirmed that 62-year-old Kevin Yoworski lost his life as a result of a truck crash that occurred during the evening hours on Thursday, January 25.

At approximately 8:10 p.m., Highway Patrol was called to the scene of an automobile accident on US Highway 421. According to official reports, a tractor-trailer was traveling on the highway while carrying a large concrete grinder. As the vehicle attempted to make a left turn from the highway onto Interstate 140, it collided with the northbound passenger vehicle. The driver of the passenger vehicle, identified as Yoworski, sustained fatal injuries in the crash. It was pronounced deceased by authorities. The driver of the truck faces multiple charges related to this accident. Some of the charges include no operator’s license, failure to yield the right-of-way, and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. Investigations are currently ongoing.

We offer our condolences to the family of Kevin Yoworski at this time.

Fatal Auto Accidents in North Carolina

Wilmington, NC – Driver Killed in Truck Wreck on US-421 near I-140Fatal accidents occur far too often in our state. In fact, hundreds of people lose their lives annually. Far too often, fatal collisions are a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent. When drivers do not operate their vehicles safely, it can have devastating consequences for everyone in the area. Some common factors in fatal collisions across our state include:

  • Mechanical failures
  • Reckless driving
  • Inexperienced drivers
  • Passing stop signs
  • Speeding
  • Tailgating

Regrettably, these actions often take the lives of innocent people nearby. After experiencing the loss of a loved one in a fatal collision, families have the ability to seek financial compensation from the person who caused the accident to occur. Some of the damages that you may be able to recover following the loss of a loved one include:

  • Legal fees
  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Burial Costs
  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of consortium
  • Funeral costs
  • Property damage

Seeking legal guidance from a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible is vital. Your attorney will be able to get started on building your case right away to ensure your family has the best chance of getting justice in holding the negligent party accountable.

At Ted Greve & Associates, P.A., our team remains dedicated to helping bereaved families get justice and hold negligent drivers accountable. Our seasoned personal injury lawyers will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve for your losses. With over two decades of experience in handling wrongful death cases, you can rest assured knowing that our team will do everything in our power to ensure you are able to get justice. We are fully committed to providing each client we represent personalized and compassionate support throughout the legal process. If you or someone you know has been affected by a fatal car accident, please do not hesitate to reach out to our personal injury law firm for a free consultation at (800) 693-7833. Let our team protect you during this very difficult time.