Breaking News: Juvenile Charged with DWI After Fatal Accident in Raleigh, North Carolina

May 24 , 2024

Raleigh, North Carolina — May 22, 2024 — According to the News & Observer, police have charged a 16-year-old with driving while impaired (DWI) in a three-vehicle crash that killed one person.

The teen was driving a 2012 Hyundai sedan eastbound on East Millbrook Road around 3:30 a.m. when the teen failed to stop for red light at the Millbrook Road and Atlantic Avenue intersection, the Raleigh Police Department said in a news release.

DWI After Fatal Accident

The Hyundai collided with a Dodge pickup being driven by 63-year-old John Gottilly, who was heading south on Atlantic Avenue, the release stated. Another man was driving a 2014 Mack truck north on Atlantic Avenue. The Mack truck was towing two United Parcel Services (UPS) semi-trailers. The collision pushed Gottilly’s pickup across the intersection and into the side of the passing UPS truck, the release stated.

Gottilly was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and later died. The juvenile was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The juvenile has been charged with DWI.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible.

Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of Mr. Gottilly.

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