Employees at the Apple Store say that the Raleigh Police Department has locked down a crime scene on the first floor of the Crabtree Valley Mall. Tonight, I saw my first false alarm mall shooting because a ladder fell in the food court of Raleigh’s Crabtree Valley Mall. This scared a lot of people and put the mall on lockdown.
Police said Yaseen Sulayman Alchanshali was behind the wheel of a 2020 Toyota Camry Alkanshaly. Alchanshali, who is 22 years old, was charged with a misdemeanor, causing death by vehicle, and speeding. Alchanshali was hurt badly and is getting care in the hospital. Police said that Alkanshaly and Alchanshali didn’t look like they were wearing seat belts when the crash happened.
Police checks showed that Alchanshali was driving his Camry at a high speed and switching lanes several times. Police say that Alchanshali couldn’t slow down and hit the back of a cement truck driven by Mack Granite. The impact, according to the police, made the Camry tip to the right and roll over several times. Police said that the driver of the Mack Granite truck was not hurt.
A man named David told WRAL News that the car was going at least 90 mph before it crashed. David said, “I saw broken glass on the van in front of me, so I knew it was bad.” David, who was near the crash at Exit 7 off Glenwood Avenue, said, “I kept turning left into the leftmost lane to get around everyone.” David said, “I saw a white car flipping over.” “A man was standing close by. I don’t know if he was the driver or not. At 12:30 p.m., the Sky 5 flew over the crash site. The Camry had turned over, and there were several rescue workers there.