• May 19, 2023

Two Killed, Two Injured in Box Truck Accident on I-40 in Johnston County, NC

Johnston County, NC — May 18, 2023, two were killed and at least two were injured following a box truck accident at around 3:21 p.m. along I-40.

Authorities with the North Carolina Highway Patrol released information about the crash, which they say happened in the Four Oaks area near Keen Road.

Two Killed, Two Injured in Box Truck Accident on I-40 in Johnston County, NC

Police statements at this time say that a box truck was going northbound along the interstate when it may have experienced a tire blowout. This led to the box truck veering through the median barrier and going into southbound lanes. There, the box truck crashed into a pickup.

As a result of the collision, two people in the pickup sustained fatal injuries. Reports have not yet identified the victims. Two others in the box truck were apparently injured in the crash and taken to a hospital. An SUV was also involved, and there are conflicting reports on whether or not that driver had injuries following the accident.

Currently, no further information can be confirmed. Some reports indicate there may be charges pending, but investigations are still ongoing at this time.


*We appreciate your feedback and welcome anyone to comment on our blog entries, however all visitor blog comments must be approved by the site moderator prior to showing live on the site. By submitting a blog comment you acknowledge that your post may appear live on the site for any visitors to see, pending moderator approval. The operators of this site are not responsible for the accuracy or content of the comments made by site visitors. By submitting a comment, blog post, or email to this site you acknowledge that you may receive a response with regard to your questions or concerns. If you contact Grossman Law Offices using this online form, your message will not create an attorney-client relationship and will not necessarily be treated as privileged or confidential! You should not send sensitive or confidential information via the Internet. Since the Internet is not necessarily a secure environment, it is not possible to ensure that your message sent via the Internet might be kept secure and confidential. When you fill out a contact or comment form, send us an email directly, initiate a chat session or call us, you acknowledge we may use your contact information to communicate with you in the future for marketing purposes, but such marketing will always be done in an ethical way.