Durham, NC (September 28, 2020) – A motorcyclist suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash that took place in Durham on Sunday, September 27th. The crash happened along Angier Avenue near the intersection with Pleasant Drive.

According to reports from the Durham Police Department, a Honda Accord was traveling westbound on Angier when the car attempted to make a left turn onto Pleasant Drive. Officers say that the car turned left, failing to yield the right of way to the oncoming motorcyclist, and caused a collision between the two vehicles. The Honda driver fled the scene after hitting the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, identified as Juan Lopez of Morrisville, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police are still searching for the Honda driver at this time. There is no additional information regarding the crash.

Huntersville, NC (September 28, 2020) – Rescue crews responded to a serious accident in Huntersville on Monday, September 28th. The crash was reported in the southbound lanes of Interstate 77 near the I-485 interchange around 2:00 a.m.

According to reports from the scene, the accident involved a tractor-trailer and several construction vehicles. The driver of the tractor-trailer was killed in the crash. At least one person was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  A second person was treated at the scene for minor injuries. The identities of the deceased victims have not been released at this time. There is no information on what caused the crash to occur.

Rescue crews blocked off several lanes of I-77 while they worked at the scene and investigated the crash. Officials remained at the scene for about 90 minutes.

Charlotte, NC (September 28, 2020) – Police were on the scene of a fatal car accident in Charlotte on Monday, September 28th. The crash took place on Sam Wilson Road near Moores Chapel Road around 6:30 a.m.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, one person was killed in the crash. Rescue crews and police both responded to the crash scene. At this time, there is no word on the cause of the accident. Officials have not identified the deceased victim at this time. Due to the presence of emergency officials at the scene, motorists were advised to use caution when traveling in the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.

There is no additional information available at this time. An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Kenly, NC (September 27, 2020) – Police are investigating following a fatal hit-and-run accident in Kenly on Friday, September 25th. The incident was reported around 8:16 p.m along North Carolina Highway 222.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the crash shortly after it took place. According to troopers, a pedestrian was walking near the highway when they were struck by an unidentified vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene just after hitting the pedestrian, leaving behind a broken license plate. The vehicle was also captured on surveillance video as it fled the crash scene.

Rescue workers arrived on the scene and later pronounced the pedestrian dead as a result of his injuries. The identity of the pedestrian has not been released at this time. There is no further information available regarding the suspect.

Gastonia, NC (September 27, 2020) – One person is dead and another suffered serious injuries after a two-vehicle crash that took place in Gastonia on Friday. The crash occurred around 4:45 p.m. on Wren Turnpike.

According to the Gastonia Police Department, 24-year-old Ryan Patterson was driving a car westbound on Turnpike when the truck collided with a car that was traveling eastbound. Patterson’s passenger, 21-year-old Melanie Sasee, suffered critical injuries in the crash. She was taken to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead as a result of her injuries. Patterson was also transported to the hospital where he was listed in critical condition. No one in the truck suffered any injuries as a result of the accident.

Police have not released any details on the cause of the crash at this time. An investigation remains ongoing.

Durham, NC (September 26, 2020) – The Durham Police Department was called to the scene of a fatal car accident on Friday night. The crash was reported around 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of Holloway Street and Lynn Road.

According to investigators, two vehicles, an SUV and a sedan were involved in the collision. When police arrived at the scene, they found the SUV lying on its side. The sedan was found with extensive damage to the windshield. Rescue crews took at least one person to the hospital following the crash. The identity of the deceased individual has not been released at this time. There is no word on the total number of injured victims. No details have been given regarding the events leading up to the accident. Motorists in the area were advised to use caution.

An investigation remains ongoing at this time. There is no additional information available.

Thomasville, NC (September 26, 2020) – One person is dead following a pedestrian crash in Thomasville on Friday, September 25th. The crash was first around 3:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 near mile marker 103.

Police and rescue crews were called to the scene shortly after the accident occurred. According to reports, a man was walking near the roadway in the northbound lanes when he was hit by a vehicle. The man, who has not been identified, was given medical aid at the scene but he later succumbed to his injuries. Following the pedestrian incident, there was a reported secondary crash involving an SUV and another vehicle. The driver of the SUV was taken to a hospital in unknown condition. It is not known whether the secondary accident the pedestrian crash are related to one another.

An investigation into both incidents remains active at this time. Police have not released any further details.

Graham, NC (September 26, 2020) – Police and rescue crews were on the scene of a car accident in Graham on Friday, September 25th. The crash happened near the exit ramp for mile marker 147 along Interstate 40.

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the crash took place around 4:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of the highway. Police, along with the Graham Fire Department, responded to the accident scene. Details regarding the accident are unclear at this time, however, one vehicle was found lying on its side in the roadway between the dividing wall and another vehicle. Two people were trapped inside the overturned vehicle and had to be extricated by fire crews. EMS vehicles were at the scene to assist injured victims. There is no word on the extent of injuries suffered at this time. No one involved in the accident was identified.

Police are still investigating the accident. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed.

Iredell County, NC (September 25, 2020) – Police and rescue crews responded to the scene of a serious accident in Iredell County on Thursday, September 24th. The crash took place on Sandy Springs Road at the intersection on Turkeyfoot Road.

According to a report from the scene, at least one person sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash. At this time, it is not clear how the accident took place and no information regarding the details of the crash has been released. A medical helicopter from Wake Forest Baptist Health Care landed at the scene and airlifted the injured victim to the hospital. Prior to the helicopter arriving, rescue crews worked to extricate the victim from a vehicle.

The road was closed in the area due to the heavy presence of emergency vehicles at the scene. Motorists were advised to use caution and were told to find alternate routes for their travel.

Statesville, NC (September 25, 2020) – A woman is dead and another injured following a crash at the DMV office in Statesville on Wednesday, September, 23rd. The crash happened at the office on West Water Street.

According to a report from the Statesville Police Department, 73-year-old Linda Price was driving a white Toyota Tacoma eastbound on Water Street when her vehicle left the roadway to the right and traveled onto the sidewalk. As the truck was on the sidewalk, it struck two women who were standing in the line at DMV.

One of the women, later identified as Sandra Woodside Hager, suffered critical injuries. Hager was rushed to Iredell Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. A second woman, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Price was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries and was later released.

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