Raleigh, NC (August 3, 2020) – Five people were taken to the hospital following a two-car crash in Raleigh on Saturday, August 1st. The crash happened at the intersection of Jones Franklin Road and Wood Aisle Road.

According to reports from the Raleigh Police Department, a car was stopped at the intersection, waiting to turn onto Wood Aisle Road when the car was struck from behind by a second vehicle and pushed into traffic. The car was then struck a second time while in the line of oncoming vehicles. Among the five injured victims, four were taken to Duke Hospital with minor injuries while a 5-year-old boy was transported with serious injuries. There is no word on whether the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

The driver who caused the crash was issued several charges by Raleigh police, including no operator’s license, improper lane change, and failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash. No one involved in the collision has been identified at this time. There is no further information available.

Greensboro, NC (August 3, 2020) – A 53-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash that took place in Greensboro on Sunday, August 2nd. The crash happened on West Gate City Boulevard near the intersection with West Meadowview Road.

The Greensboro Police Department was called to the scene of the crash shortly after it took place. According to reports, David Robinson was crossing the road near the intersection when he was hit by a white work van. After striking Robinson, the driver of the work van fled the scene before police could arrive. Robinson was found lying in the roadway and was pronounced dead by medical workers at the crash scene. Robinson was not in a crosswalk when the accident took place.

Police have not released any further details on the driver involved in the crash. There were no other injuries reported and the Greensboro Police Department Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating at this time. No additional details are available.

Charlotte, NC (August 3, 2020) – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is seeking leads following a deadly Charlotte hit-and-run crash that took place over the weekend. The crash was reported around 4;30 a.m. on Sunday, August 2nd.

After receiving a call regarding the crash, police responded to the scene in the 7300 block of University City Boulevard. Once on the scene, police found 35-year-old Aaron Jenson Lyle lying in the roadway. Rescue workers arrived and pronounced Lyle dead as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

According to reports, police believe that Lyly was walking on University City towards I-85 when he was hit by a silver G-35 or G-37 Infiniti. The Infiniti is believed to be between a 2009 and 2011 model vehicle. The driver of the Infiniti fled the scene after striking Lyle.

Clayton, NC (August 2, 2020) – One person was killed in a head-on crash that took place on US Highway 70 in Clayton on Saturday, August 1st. The crash happened around Noon near exit 320.

According to police and witnesses at the crash scene, a vehicle was traveling westbound on Highway 70 at a high rate of speed. The driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to veer over the median and into the oncoming travel lanes. While in the opposite lane, the car collided head-on with a vehicle traveling eastbound on Highway 70.  The driver of the second vehicle, 68-year-old Robert Lee Sanders, suffered critical injuries and later died as a result of the crash. The driver of the vehicle that caused the collision was taken to WakeMed with unidentified injuries.

The driver of the first vehicle has not been identified at this time and there is no further word on the cause of the collision. Charges are pending the outcome of the crash investigation, which is still ongoing at this time. There is no further information available.

Surry County, NC (August 2, 2020) – A 56-year-old man was killed when his moped was struck by a car in Mt. Airy on Thursday. The crash took place on North Carolina Highway 268 near Bray Ford Road.

According to reports, Burt Ford Reed, of Mount Airy, was riding a moped eastbound on NC 268 approaching the Bray Ford intersection. At the same time, a Ford Windstar operated by 44-year-old Britt Lee King was traveling westbound on the same road. King suddenly swerved to avoid a stopped vehicle in his lane of travel and crossed over into the eastbound lanes. While in the eastbound lanes, King’s vehicle collided head-on with Reed’s moped. The crash took place around 9:00 p.m. according to John Shelton, Surry County EMS Director.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol arrived at the scene around 9:23 and Reed died shortly thereafter. King was not injured in the crash. The Highway Patrol is still conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident. At this time, it is not clear if charges will be filed against King. No further details are available.

Gastonia, NC (August 1, 2020) – The Gastonia Police Department has identified a man who was hurt in a motorcycle accident that took place on Friday, July 31st. The crash happened on Union Road near Westway Drive and Hudson Boulevard.

Police were called to the crash scene just after 10:00 a.m. in response to a report of a crash involving a motorcycle and a car. When officers arrived, they located the injured motorcyclist. Police later identified the victim as Johnny Frazier. According to reports, Frazier was traveling southbound on Union when he collided with a Chevrolet Equinox operated by Denise Wilson of Valdese.

An ambulance with the Gaston County EMS arrived at the scene and transported Frazier to CaroMont Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. He was later airlifted to a hospital in Charlotte for additional treatment. There is no update on his condition at this time. Wilson was not injured in the accident.

Charlotte, NC (August 1, 2020) – A man was seriously hurt after being hit by a semi-truck on Friday in east Charlotte. The crash was first reported around 2:15 p.m. in the 6400 block of Albemarle Road.

According to reports from the scene, a pedestrian was walking along Albemarle Road when he was hit by a semi-truck. The pedestrian was dragged underneath the truck for several feet before it came to rest. Several witnesses saw the crash occur and shouted for the truck to stop before they called 911. Rescue workers arrived on the scene and rushed the man to a nearby hospital. He is believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash. The man’s identity has not been released at this time and there is no further update on his condition.

Albemarle Road was closed near the intersection with Farm Pond Lane for several hours while investigators worked at the scene. Motorists were urged to find alternate routes of travel. The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. There is no additional information available.

Charlotte, NC (August 1, 2020) – Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to the scene of a car accident with injuries on Saturday Morning. The crash was first reported around 8:00 a.m. in the 500 block of West 32nd Street.

Police and rescue crews arrived at the scene shortly after being dispatched. When officers arrived, they located at least one person suffering from injuries caused by the crash. There is no word at this time on the person’s condition. The cause of the crash is still under investigation and it is not clear if any other injuries were reported. Motorists were advised to use alternate routes of travel due to delays at the crash scene.

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

Gastonia, NC (July 31, 2020) – A motorcyclist sustained injuries following a crash that took place in Gastonia on Friday, July 31st, on Union Road, near the intersection with Hudson Boulevard.

The Gastonia Police Department responded to the scene just after 10:00 a.m. following a report of an accident in the area. When police arrived, they discovered a motorcyclist suffering from life-threatening injuries. According to initial reports, the motorcycle was hit by a car. There is no information on the cause of the crash at this time.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and treated the injured victim before he was transported to CaroMont Regional Medical Center. The motorcyclist was later airlifted to a hospital in Charlotte for further treatment. There is no additional information on his condition at this time. Neither the motorcyclist nor the driver of the car has been identified at this time.

Cabarrus County, NC (July 31, 2020) – A jogger suffered injuries after being hit by a deputy with the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office on Friday morning. The crash took place around 5:30 a.m. on Stallings Road near the intersection with Harrisburg Veterans Parkway.

According to police reports, a deputy with the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office was traveling northbound on Stallings Road. The deputy stopped at an intersection before turning left onto Harrisburg Veterans Parkway. As the deputy completed his turn, his vehicle collided with a jogger. The deputy had a blinking yellow traffic light at the time the crash occurred. The deputy told investigating officers that he did not see the jogger in the roadway.

The 19-year-old jogger was trapped beneath the police vehicle after being hit. Crews were able to extricate him from underneath the car and he was rushed to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. At this time, it appears as though the injuries are not life-threatening. A second jogger was also injured but it is unclear if that person was also struck by the deputy’s vehicle.

Contact Information