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More information revealed about the fatal crash on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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We now know the names of those involved in Wednesday's fatal crash on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. A truck heading into Wilmington was driven by William McMillan II of Leland. He was changing lanes, and hit an 18-wheeler. McMillan lost control and went over a guardrail, hitting a Tahoe driven by George DeSchamps of Wilmington. Myia Shepard was a passenger. She died in the crash. DeSchamps’ 4-year-old son was taken to Chapel Hill for his injuries.

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Thank You

Thank you everyone i never knew anyone would care as much as you do it feels good just know that it feels good to know that people care.Thank You

Myia Shepard was my mom. i

Myia Shepard was my mom. i was real sad when i found out that my mom died in the accident on Wednesday. I was waiting for my mom to come home to get me that day because i had just got off my buss from school. so i was waiting and waiting and waiting when finaly this lady came to get she was one of my moms friends i went to her house and nobody told me what was happening then when it was night time my uncle came to get me and brung me to my step dads house and he said"Son your mother went to visit the lord today. I started crying so much that my eyes started to hurt.(BUT I JUST WANT EVERYONE TO NO HOW MUCH OF A GOOD MOTHER,FRIEND,WIFE OR ANYTHING SHE WAS TO SOMEBODY SHE WAS A VERY GOOD PERSON AND THE BABY WENT TO HEVEN TO BECAUSE SHE WAS PREGNANT). I DID LOVE HER BOYFRIEND LIKE HE WAS MY FATHER BACAUSE HE TREATED ME LIKE HE WAS MY FATHER.

I wish I had the words to comfort you

Xavier, my heart goes out to you. My son is just eight, and he and I cried together when we read this. You see, we've been through a similar tragedy in our own life and we know the pain of terrible loss. I wish I had magic words to ease your pain but all I can offer is this... cling close to your family and remember the joy of your mother's life. Think about the good moments and if its not too painful, write them down in a journal so you don't forget. It will help to keep her memory alive for you later. My prayers go out to you and your family. We will not forget her.

Xavier, I am truly sorry

Xavier, I am truly sorry for the loss of your mom. She was a beautiful lady and I believe everything you said about her being a great person! Now she is there to be your guardian angle and look after you from Heaven. Keep your head up and continue to live your life to the fullest! Your mom is there watching you through you during it all!! She is going to be so proud of you!

Changing lanes then hit an

Changing lanes then hit an 18 wheeler? Who in their right mind couldn't have seen an 18 wheeler unless they just weren't looking, or cared who was in the next lane. As many times as I've crossed that bridge (coming or going) people fly across that bridge like there's no tomorrow. In this case....there is no tomorrow for the poor woman killed. When is our Police Dept. going to wake up and do something about traffic conditions around here when it comes to safety???? You hear at times people say after they've seen 4 or 5 police cars gathered on (i.e.) Market St. on an afternoon..."WOW...the police were everywhere today!". At times when I see a police officer patrolling traffic...or just getting to downtown speeding...I want to take a photograph of the situation to prove to myself there are police here! Embed into people's minds that the police are lurking the streets, maybe it'll have a positive effect on safety on the roads here!!

Stop reporting he went to

Stop reporting he went to Chapel Hill, he went to Wake Forest.

no i was not taken to chapel

no i was not taken to chapel hill did not go to wake forest because i wasnt there..so if you wouldve have read what i said you would know that.

my mom and her killers

I AM ISAIAH SHEPARD SON OF MYIA SHEPARD THE TWO PEOPLE THAT KILLED MY MON I WILL NOT EVER EVER EVER FORGIVE U FOR WAT U DID I WANTED A NEW SISTER U RUINED MY LIFE I AM NOW 13 IM OLDER AND I UNDERSTAND MORE NOW AND I HATE U BOTH U BOTH SHOULD BE IN JAIL AND YEA I KNOW IT WAS AN ACCIDENT AND I HAVE A GIFT COMING TO ME BUT NO AMOUNT OF GIFTS CAN BRING MY MOM BACK I HOPE U LIVE WITH THIS FOR THE REST OF UR LIFE