The trooper who arrived at the crash scene on Belgrade Extension near U.S. 17 in Maysville, NC, confirmed that alcohol use by the truck's drver was a contributing factor in causing the wreck. The at-fault driver has been charged with running a stop sign, reckless driving, driving under the influence and drinking alcohol while driving.
No one appears to have suffered life-threatening injuries.
The passenger who was injured in the Cadillac has a right to file a claim against the at-fault driver, especially since she has already been charged in the accident. An experienced North Carolina car accident attorney can discuss the specifics of the case with the injured passenger to determine what steps can be taken to ensure she is compensated for the injuries she incurred.