Per The Goldsboro News-Argus, in mid-March, a 70-year-old woman was killed because of injuries she suffered in car wreck involving a reckless driver. Reportedly, the fatal crash happened at the intersection of NC 222 and NC 581. The 70-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle that ran a stop sign, resulting in the car being hit on the passenger side by another vehicle. The driver of the car that the 70-year-old woman was riding in, a 68-year-old woman, was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle as a result of the reckless driving accident.
Behaviors That Can Lead to Reckless Driving
Road & Track compiled a list of a few of the most reckless driving behaviors, including but not limited to the following:
- Drinking and Driving or Drugged Driving
- Drowsy Driving
- Distracted Driving
- Following 18-Wheelers Too Closely
In the following video, Raleigh personal injury attorney Gene Riddle talks about whether texting while driving, a form of distracted driving that often results in reckless driving and car wrecks, is a problem in North Carolina.