Alleged Drunk Driver Ran Through an Intersection and Crashed into 8 Cars at a Dealership


April 08, 2019

KINSTON, N.C. — According to an online news report at cbs17.com, a trooper from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol reports that a man from Kinston, North Carolina was going at an excessive rate of speed in a Chevy Suburban.*

According to local authorities, a man from Kinston, North Carolina was speeding in a Chevy Suburban.  The driver, as a result, ran through a red light at the intersection located at United States Highway 258 northbound.

The North Lenoir Fire and Rescue squad placed a picture of the accident scene on Facebook, noting that the man who sped through a red light crashed into eight automobiles at a local dealership.

Due to the excessive rate of speed, the Chevy Suburban crashed into the dealership, became airborne, and landed on the tops of numerous vehicles.

The local car dealership is located across from the intersection of Dobbs Farm Road. The owner of the dealership indicated to reporters that  "I never imagined what I would find when I got here, total mayhem. It was like a war zone. I had eight cars damaged."

The man driving the Chevy Suburban sustained no injured in the crash. However, he was arrested by police and charged with a DUI. The man also had a warrant outstanding for his role in a domestic incident.  The Breathalyzer indicated that the man had a blood alcohol level of 0.09, per the Neuse News.  The man is currently at the Lenoir County Jail 

Williams also had an outstanding warrant for a domestic situation.  

 Breathalyzer showed a blood alcohol content of 0.09, according to The Neuse News.  As a result of the accident, the man is facing charges of “driving while impaired, driving with a revoked license, and driving without insurance.”

The owner of the vehicle dealership told reporters that while he had someone clip one of his vehicles in the past, he never had to face the level of damages to multiple vehicles.

Accident News is a driver safety and education initiative from Montlick & Associates, designed to help drivers better understand and thereby avoid common accident causes.  To learn more about our injury prevention programs, including iridesafe.com - click here. We hope you are never in an accident, but if you or family member are injured, call Montlick & Associates 24/7 for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or use our live chat at Montlick.com.

Source:https://www.cbs17.com/news/north-carolina-news/suspected-nc-drunk-driver-runs-red-light-crashes-into-8-vehicles-at-dealership/1874956299

* This blog is intended to provide the public with news concerning serious automobile accidents and related stories. Although we are receiving this information from news organizations, initial reports may be different from conclusions reached by law enforcement personnel and other organizations, upon further investigation. Therefore, the accuracy of the content is not guaranteed. The information published here is based on information that has already been reported by a news organization, or other sources, and we cannot and do not assume responsibility for its accuracy. The source that we utilized at the time is provided above. If this posting pertains to you or your family and you do not wish for it to be on our website, please email us at [email protected] and we will be happy to remove it, but when doing so, please include a link to the the article that you wish to be taken down.

Category: Accident News

Please Note:
Many of our blog articles discuss the law. All information provided about the law is very general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Every situation is different, and should be analyzed by a lawyer who can provide individualized advice based on the facts involved in your unique situation, and a consideration of all of the nuances of the statutes and case law that apply at the time.