Winston-Salem, NC (May 11, 2021) – A woman from Winston-Salem was hurt in a two-car crash that took place on Sunday, May 9th. The collision happened around 9:00 p.m. on Peters Creek Parkway near Silas Creek Parkway and Interstate 40.

Officer A. Doganis of the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to the crash scene. According to a report, Zackerie Dawson, of Winston-Salem, was driving a 2021 Chevy when he came to the intersection. Dawson had a red light in his direction of travel. He failed to stop at the red light and entered the intersection where he collided with a car driven by Catina Monique Simmons.

Simmons was hurt in the accident and was transported by EMS to Baptist Hospital. There is no word on her condition at this time. Dawson was not injured. There were no other vehicles involved. There is no word on potential charges at this time. No further information is available.

Winston-Salem, NC (May 11, 2021) – Two people suffered injuries following a car accident in Winston-Salem on Saturday, May 8th. The accident was reported along University Parkway at the intersection with West 14th Street.

According to officers, a driver was operating a 2012 Nissan Altima northbound on University Parkway. At the same time, a black 2013 BMW X5 was going south on University. According to officials, the Altima driver tried to make a U-turn but failed to yield the right of way to the BMW. The two cars collided at the intersection. A juvenile passenger in the Altima and a 55-year-old woman from Winston-Salem in the BMW were hurt in the crash. Both were taken to a nearby hospital by Forsyth County EMS.

Following an investigation, it was determined that the Altima had been stolen out of Greensboro. Police say that charges are pending against the Altima driver.

Wilkesboro, NC (May 11, 2021) – A man was hurt in a hit-and-run crash that took place in North Wilkesboro on Sunday, May 9th. The accident happened on North Carolina Highway 268 near Gardner Glass.

According to Captain Brad Mathis of the North Wilkesboro Police Department, 49-year-old Clint Alan Parker was riding a moped westbound on N.C. 268 when he was struck from behind by a Chevrolet Malibu being driven by 32-year-old Troy Dean Powell. After the crash took place, Powell left the Malibu at the scene and fled on foot. He was later found and arrested approximately two hours later.

Parker was flown to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem for treatment of undisclosed injuries. There is no further update on his condition at this time. Powell was charged with felony hit and run, leaving the scene of an accident, and driving while license revoked.

Durham, NC (May 10, 2021) – Police and rescue crews were at the scene of a multi-car crash in Durham on Monday, May 10th. The accident occurred on the Durham Freeway under the Chapel Hill Bridge around 6:00 a.m.

According to police, five cars were involved in the collision. Emergency crews responded and treated at least one person for undisclosed injuries. The identity of those involved has not been disclosed and the cause of the accident is not clear at this time. The highway was closed to through traffic as police and rescue crews investigated at the scene. Motorists were advised to use caution and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.

There is no further information available. We wish to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to those affected by this multi-car crash in Durham. We hope that those affected are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.

Whiteville, NC (May 10, 2021) – A pedestrian from Fayetteville was killed in a crash that took place over the weekend on J.K. Powell Boulevard. The collision happened on Saturday, May 8th near the intersection with West Burkhead Street.

The Whiteville Police Department, along with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, responded to the accident scene. According to police, 26-year-old Khadijah Bellamy, of Fayetteville, was walking on J.K. Powell Boulevard when she was hit by a car driven by 30-year-old Jamon Jackson, of Whiteville. Rescue crews arrived at the scene and rushed Bellamy to Columbus Regional Healthcare System where she died as a result of her injuries. There were no other injuries reported.

The crash remains under investigation and there is no word on whether any charges are expected. Anyone with information should contact Lieutenant Riggins with the Whiteville Police Department.

Reidsville, NC (May 10, 2021) – Police in Reidsville are investigating after a man was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Sunday, May 9th. The accident took place around 12:45 a.m. on Barnes Street.

According to officers, 57-year-old Wesley Pruitt was walking near the roadway when he was hit by a car. When rescue workers arrived, they found Pruitt in the road. He was pronounced dead at the crash scene.  The driver of the vehicle fled the scene before officers could arrive. There is no description of the vehicle or the suspect. Police are reviewing surveillance footage from near the scene in an effort to identify the suspect. They also believe that one or more eyewitnesses may have seen the event and are asking them to come forward.

Anyone with information should contact the Rockingham County Crime Stoppers or Captain Coates with the RPD. There are no additional details available at this time.

Knightdale, NC (May 9, 2021) – The woman who was killed in a car accident on Friday night in Knightdale has now been identified by authorities. The crash occurred in the 3000 block of South Smithfield Road at approximately 11:30 p.m.

According to police reports, a vehicle was traveling northbound on South Smithfield Road when, for unknown reasons, the car swerved left and into the opposite lanes. The two vehicles collided head-on with one another. A passenger in the first vehicle, 28-year-old Meredith Lauren Moore, was killed in the accident. One other person was injured but has not been identified at this time and there is no update on their condition.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. Police are currently investigating to determine the reason for the collision. No further information is available at this time.

Perquimans County, NC (May 9, 2021) – Two people were taken to a local hospital after a car accident in Perquimans County on Thursday, May 6th. The collision was reported around 8:45 p.m. on Ocean Highway South at the intersection with North Carolina Highway 37.

Police and rescue workers responded to the scene just after the crash took place. According to reports, a log truck and a four-door car collided with one another at the intersection. Oce occupant had to be extracted from the vehicle following the collision. Both occupants of the car were taken to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. One of the victims was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center and the other was taken to Vidant Chowan Hospital by ambulance. Their identities have not been released at this time. There is no word on the reason for the crash or whether any charges are expected to be filed.

The southbound lanes of the roadway were temporarily closed while rescue workers were at the scene. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating at this time. There is no further information available.

Knightdale, NC (May 8, 2021) – One person is dead and another injured following a car accident in Knightdale on Friday evening. The crash took place around 11:45 p.m. on South Smithfield Road.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to a report from troopers, two cars were involved in the crash. Rescue workers transported two people to a local hospital where one of them succumbed to their injuries. There is no word on the condition of the second individual. The cause of the accident remains under investigation at this time and police have not released any information on the identities of the victims.

No further information has been released.

Greensboro, NC (May 8, 2021) – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash that took place on Friday night in Greensboro. The accident happened around 8:50 p.m. on East Wendover Avenue near the intersection with Gatewood Avenue.

Officers with the Greensboro Police Department responded to the scene. According to reports, the collision involved a motorcycle and a Nissan Frontier. The driver of the Frontier was identified as 79-year-old Clarence Meachem, Gibsonville. According to reports, Meachem failed to yield the right-of-way at the intersection and caused the crash to occur. The motorcyclist, who was not identified, died at the accident scene.

The crash caused Wendover to be closed for several hours as investigators as police worked at the scene. Meachem was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in connection with the accident.

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