Breaking News: Driver Killed in Multicar Pile-up in Wilson Mills; Tractor Trailer Driver Charged

June 12 , 2024

Wilson Mills, North Carolina — June 10, 2024 — According to Eyewitness 11 News, a woman died in a multi-car crash on Highway 70 eastbound in Wilsons Mills. The crash happened at the Swift Creek Road overpass in Johnston County just after 1 p.m., where Wilson Mills Police Department said a tractor-trailer collided with three vehicles.

Six other people were injured, including people in the two other cars and the truck driver. They were all taken to a hospital for treatment.

The day after the accident, police identified the driver killed as 79-year-old Bonney Wheatley of Raleigh.

Driver Killed in Multicar Pile-up in Wilson Mills

The driver of the tractor-trailer, 77-year-old Robert Wallace of Smithfield, was later charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

Our thoughts are with Ms. Wheatley’s loved ones, friends, and family.

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