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Lucas Wigfall Killed in Fayetteville NC Wreck With Tractor-Trailer

A young man named Lucas Wigfall was tragically killed on Tuesday morning in a Fayetteville, North Carolina collision involving a stopped tractor-trailer.

The wreck happened on Raeford Road near Pinewood Terrace.  A tractor-trailer apparently became stuck on the side of the road and left its trailer portion protruding into the roadway.  The driver of the tractor-trailer had apparently failed to place any type of warning markers around his truck as required by USDOT Regulations as adopted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Mr. Wigfall, who was 26 years old and from Fayetteville, was in the front passenger seat of the vehicle that struck the trailer.  The driver of the vehicle, Janet Jackson, and two additional passengers were injured in the crash and taken to the hospital for treatment.

The man operating the tractor-trailer was not in his vehicle when the wreck occurred.  He has been charged in the incident misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and a lane obstruction violation.

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If you or a family member were involved in this incident and have questions about your legal rights, please call Hendren, Redwine & Malone and ask to speak with Mike Malone. You can also send an email to Mike Malone by using the message box on the right. We typically respond within an hour of receiving a message.

Campbell University Students Seriously Injured in Harnett County NC Crash

A very serious crash in Harnett County, North Carolina near Lillington and Buies Creek has resulted in several serious injuries including injuries to two Campbell University students.

The wreck happened at the intersection of Old Buies Creek Road and Sheriff Johnson Road when a car failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a pickup truck.  Two victims from the crash were life-flighted to Duke University Medical Center and UNC Hospitals.  Two other victims were seriously injured.

Two of the victims are students at nearby Campbell University.

There is no indication of charges from this wreck but it would appear likely that the driver of the car than failed to stop at the stop sign would be charged for this collision.

Read more about this serious wreck.

Hendren, Redwine & Malone posts this article to allow people who visit our website access to stories and information that might be of interest and, where appropriate, to make decisions about matters that may improve their lives. By posting this article, Hendren, Redwine & Malone makes no representations as to any relationship we may have with any of the individuals or businesses that are discussed in the article. If you are a family member of someone discussed in this article and have some concerns about the posting of this article, please contact us immediately. This post is an advertisement for legal services.

If you or a family member were involved in this incident and have questions about your legal rights, please call Hendren, Redwine & Malone and ask to speak with Mike Malone. You can also send an email to Mike Malone by using the message box on the right. We typically respond within an hour of receiving a message.

Gastonia NC Tractor-Trailer Under-Ride Collision

A very serious collision in Gastonia, North Carolina involving a tractor-trailer has resulted in one death.  The wreck happened around 6:50 pm on East Ozark Avenue near Pear Street not far from the Interstate 85 on-ramp.

Apparently, the tractor-trailer was pulling out of a parking area when a man driving a 2010 Pontiac hatchback went under the trailer as the tractor-trailer entered the roadway. The man driving the Pontiac was pronounced dead at the scene.

Our firm has handled similar cases where our client was killed in what is commonly known as an under-ride collision.  In these cases, it is important to gather evidence at the scene including information as to whether the trailer was sufficiently conspicuous to the on-coming vehicle.  In addition, understanding site lines for the two vehicles is very critical to understanding the potential liability of the drivers.

Hendren, Redwine & Malone posts this article to allow people who visit our website access to stories and information that might be of interest and, where appropriate, to make decisions about matters that may improve their lives. By posting this article, Hendren, Redwine & Malone makes no representations as to any relationship we may have with any of the individuals or businesses that are discussed in the article. If you are a family member of someone discussed in this article and have some concerns about the posting of this article, please contact us immediately. This post is an advertisement for legal services.

If you or a family member were involved in this incident and have questions about your legal rights, please call Hendren, Redwine & Malone and ask to speak with Mike Malone. You can also send an email to Mike Malone by using the message box on the right. We typically respond within an hour of receiving a message.

Raleigh NC Road Defect Accident Lawyers

Roadway defects and highway defects in North Carolina can cause very serious injuries.  Uneven pavement during resurfacing operations is one type of roadway defect that has resulted in numerous serious crashes in North Carolina.  Other types of roadway defects that have resulted in serious crashes include shoulder drop offs, excessively sharp curves, potholes, improper road design causing pooling of water due to lack of drainage, excessive gravel or debris on roadways.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has very specific rules and regulations that must be followed to ensure proper roadway construction and maintenance.  However, not every contractor employed by the NCDOT follows the rules and serious accidents are sometimes the result.  Our firm is currently litigating a very significant roadway defect case arising from an improper resurfacing project that resulted in serious injuries and one death.

The lawyers at Hendren Redwine & Malone work hard on roadway defect cases to ensure a fair recovery for injured victims.  Attorney Mike Malone has multiple degrees in civil engineering including a PhD from NC State.  Our lawyers put our knowledge and experience to work in each North Carolina roadway defect claim.  We work with top engineers to ensure that every roadway defect claim gets the best representation possible.

If you or a family member have been injured in a North Carolina roadway defect accident, call us today at 919-420-0475 for a free consultation.  As in most injury cases, we charge no fee unless we recover for you.