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Heather D. Lockard, 21 years old and 7 months pregnant, died and Brenda G. Parrish, 55, injured in accident in Belmont, North Carolina
Modified Date:Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:13pm
Accident Date:Sunday, September 7, 2014
Heather Lockard, 21, was killed in the crash around 1:30 a.m. at Exit 27 in Belmont. Lockard, who was seven months pregnant, was pronounced dead at a hospital. The driver of the car, Brenda Parrish, 55, of Bessemer City, was taken to a Charlotte hospital with life-threatening injuries. Two toddlers in rear child seats were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive.
The accident happened when their vehicle went off the road and crashed into an exit sign while exiting I-85 South. The passenger, Lochard, suffered life threatening injuries and later died. Her baby also died. The driver of the vehicle, Parrish, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte and is listed in critical condition. Two toddlers that were in the backseat of the car were taken to Caromont Regional Medical Center. Both were in car seats during the crash. Accident is still under investigation.
Heather D. Lockard
Brenda G. Parrish
County:Gaston County, NC