North Tryon Division - Major Crash Detectives investigating a fatality on Eastway Drive


Friday, May 04, 2018,

On Friday May 4, 2018 at 1:10 a.m., North Tryon Division officers responded to a vehicle wreck in the 100 block of Eastway Drive.  Upon arrival, officers found a single vehicle that had run off the right side of the roadway striking a tree. The victim did not survive the crash and was pronounced by MEDIC on the scene. The Major Crash Unit, DWI Task Force and Crime Scene Investigation were called to the scene to conduct the initial investigation. 

The initial investigation found that the victim was traveling northeast on Eastway Drive, ran off the right side of the roadway, striking a curb.  The vehicle then went airborne for a short distance and then struck a tree.

Speed, alcohol and seatbelt use are suspected as contributing factors in the wreck.

The victim's family has been notified.

This crash is being investigated by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Departments Major Crash Investigation Unit. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Officer C.G. Jamieson with the Major Crash Investigation Unit at 704-432-2169.


Event Numbers: 20180504011002

Location: 111 Eastway Drive

Division: N. Tryon

Vehicle Information: 2018 KIA Forte

Driver Information: Ralick Regeral McKoy

Status: Deceased