Articles Posted in Car Accident

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.

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.

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.

Fayetteville, NC (September 24, 2020) – The Fayetteville Police Department has identified the victim of a fatal accident that took place in the city on Tuesday, September 22nd. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. on Country Club Drive.

According to reports, 57-year-old Christine Harris was driving a Honda when she collided with a white Dodge driven by 28-year-old Jonathan Fambro. After the collisions, Harris’s vehicle collided with a pole and she was ejected from the vehicle. Rescue workers arrived at the scene and pronounced Harris dead. Fambro was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers were on the scene for several hours conducting an investigation. There is no word at this time on whether any charges are expected to be filed and the investigation remains ongoing. Anyone who has any information regarding the crash is asked to contact Officer Biggerstaff at (910) 751-01382 or Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-TIPS.

Gastonia, NC (September 24, 2020) – A 39-year-old woman from Shelby was killed in a head-on crash in Gastonia on Thursday, September 23rd. The crash happened just after 10:00 p.m. in the 2100 block of N. New Hope Road.

According to the Gastonia Police Department, 39-year-old Kristen Gayle Townsend of Shelby was traveling northbound in a 2002 Ford Explorer. At the same time, 42-year-old Shauna Peti Burger of Gastonia was traveling southbound in a 2014 Ford Explorer. The two vehicles collided head-on with one another. Townsend sustained critical injuries and died at the scene. Burger suffered critical injuries and was transported to CaroMont Regional Medical Center where she is currently listed in critical condition. At this time, it is not clear which car crossed the center line and the cause of the accident is not known at this time.

The crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gastonia Police Department at 704-842-5168.

Winston-Salem, NC (September 23, 2020) – Police in Winston-Salem responded to the scene of a crash along U.S. Highway 421 on Tuesday, September 23rd. The crash was first reported around 7:30 a.m. near mile marker 239 in the northbound lanes.

When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered at least one victim suffering from serious injuries. There is no word at this time on how the accident occurred or the number of injured victims. One car was seen off the roadways and down an embankment. Police have not released any details on the cause of the crash. The road remained closed for several hours as police and rescue crews worked at the scene to investigate and to clear away the debris.

There is no additional information available at this time

Fayetteville, NC (September 23, 2020) – One person was killed and another suffered injuries in a two-car crash that took place in Fayetteville on Tuesday, September 22nd. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Country Club Drive.

The Fayetteville Police Department responded to the accident scene. According to reports, two vehicles collided with one another. After the crash, one of the vehicles struck a pole before coming to rest. A female driver was ejected from her vehicle after the collision. The woman, who has not been identified at this time, was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. The other driver involved in the accident was also taken to Cape Fear to be treated for serious injuries.

Officers were at the scene for several hours investigating the accident. There is no word at this time on what caused the collision to take place. The eastbound lanes of Country Club were closed from Rosehill Road to Harveydale Drive and motorists were advised to avoid the area if possible.

Wake Forest, NC (September 22, 2020) – Police and rescue crews were on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash in Wake Forest on Tuesday evening. According to authorities, the accident happened on North Carolina Highway 98 near Stony Hill Road and Falls Lake.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the crash shortly after it occurred. According to reports, there were three vehicles involved in the accident. Several injuries were reported as a result of the crash but the severity remains unclear at this time. Officials closed down traffic in both directions of N.C. 98 following the accident and motorists in the area were advised to use caution. The road was expected to be cleared by around 8:00 p.m. according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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

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