A terrible head-on collision near Jacksonville, NC has resulted in two deaths and injuries to a third person.
The tragic accident apparently happened when the driver of a blue Kia crossed the centerline of US 258 and struck a Ford Explorer driver by Mr. Edward Johnson. The driver of the Kia did not survive and Mr. Johnson was also killed. A passenger in the Kia survived but with serious injuries. This passenger was airlifted to New Hanover Regional Center for treatment. New Hanover Regional Medical Center serves as the area Level 1 trauma center.
Head-on collisions are typically the most tragic for the victims. Often times, the impact velocity of the two vehicles will we exceed 100 mph which often results in more crush than the average vehicle can withstand even with the use of airbags. If you have a question about a head-on collision, contact the lawyers at Hendren & Malone for a free consultation.