Man dead after crash on MLK Parkway; road back open
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A 27-year-old man is dead after a late night car crash on MLK Parkway Sunday.
The man was traveling eastbound on MLK when his 1997 GMC Jimmy rolled and flipped multiple times. He was ejected from the vehicle. He died on scene because of his injuries. No other vehicles were involved.
Witnesses tell WWAY multiple people stopped immediately to help, and two women administered CPR until first responders arrived on scene.
Wilmington Police closed the eastbound lanes of MLK from N. College Road to N. Kerr Avenue for several hours Sunday night as crews worked to investigate and clean up the accident.
The victim’s name is being withheld until family members are notified.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
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