Statesville PD Traffic Units are continuing with the investigation of yesterday’s accident where an SUV pulled into the intersection of Garner Bagnal Blvd at Rickert St in front of a semi-truck traveling east.
The driver of the SUV, Talisa Ramseur, and one of the children were evaluated at a local hospital and released. The ages of the five children in the SUV ranged from under a year to 9 years old. The occupants of the SUV were not properly restrained and three of the children were ejected from the vehicle upon impact.
The four children who were transported to Baptist are still listed as critical but stable.
The driver of the semi-truck, Stanley McNair, was not injured.
This incident is under investigation and no charges will be announced or filed until the investigation is complete. We will send an update when more information is available.