Driver killed in accident on West Boulevard

One person killed in crash on West Blvd

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A driver has died following an accident on West Boulevard near the Billy Graham Parkway this afternoon involving a car and a flatbed truck that had been parked along the road.

Sandra Ellen Jackson, 62, was pronounced deceased after being transported to Atrium Hospital following the accident which occurred shortly before 2:25 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.

Police report that Jackson was driving a 2006 Hyundai Sonata going eastbound on the road when she struck the rear of a 2019 Freightliner flatbed truck that had been parked in the right lane with its flashers on for an estimated 30 minutes. The truck was unoccupied at the time of the accident.

Initial reports suggest that speed and impairment were not contributing factors but that Jackson was not wearing a seatbelt when the collision occurred.

This remains an active investigation and any person who witnessed this crash or has information about this case is asked to call Detective Pressley at 704-432-2169 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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