One killed in head-on collision in Iredell County

This news is to promote awareness around the dangers of motor vehicle accidents in the state of North Carolina. Our team at The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor has represented thousands of clients who have been the victims of other’s negligence while operating motor vehicles. We deeply understand the profound impacts these accidents can have on so many families and loved ones.

A man was killed Thursday, August 10th in a crash. The man who has passed away is 57-year-old Jeffrey Turman Walker of Statesville.

On Thursday around 3:00 p.m., the incident happened at Old Mountain Road near Marie Duke Road in Iredell County. A 1996 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling north on Old Mountain Road, crossed the median, and crashed head-on with a 2014 Ford Explorer that was headed southbound, causing the Silverado to catch on fire.

The driver of the Silverado, Jeffrey Turman Walker, was trapped in the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. The driver of the Explorer a Mooresville resident, was not transported to the hospital but still had minor injuries. A passenger was transported to Iredell Memorial Hospital, with minor injuries.

The initial investigation does not indicate impairment or speed to be a contributing factor, although the investigation is ongoing. During the on-scene investigation, the roadway was closed for roughly two hours.

Our thoughts and prayers at The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor are with the families who lost loved ones and those hurt in this tragic car accident near Iredell. 

Should you or someone you know find yourself injured as a victim of someone else’s negligence in an accident, our firm offers free consultations to help guide you through the process so you can focus on your mental and physical recovery. Contact us at 1-800-351-3008.

Note: This information is created and published using publicly available (secondary) sources. The information being shared and reported has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected or updated since publication, contact us and we will review and revise accordingly. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.



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