Charlotte, NC (June 29, 2020) – One person was killed and two others were hurt in a Charlotte car accident on Idlewild Road. The crash took place on Saturday, June 27th near the intersection with Drifter Drive.
The accident was reported as a single-vehicle crash. There were a total of three occupants in the car at the time of the accident. All three occupants were taken to the hospital where one of them passed away as a result of their injuries. There is no word on the condition of the other two victims. Police have not released any details surrounding the accident or the cause.
No further details are available at this time.
High Point, NC (June 28, 2020) – One person was killed following a two-car crash in High Point on Saturday. The crash happened around 4:00 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 68 and Regency Drive.
According to initial reports, a silver vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 68 near the intersection with Regency. At the same time, a second vehicle was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Regency traveling the opposite direction. The two cars collided as the silver vehicle traveled through the intersection. The silver vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a culvert and light pole before coming to rest.
One person was killed as a result of the crash while another received minor injuries. The identities of those involved have not been released at this time. An investigation into the accident is ongoing and no further details are available.
Durham, NC (June 27, 2020) – The Durham Police Department responded to a fiery two-car crash on Friday morning. The crash took place around 8:30 a.m. on Duke Street near the intersection with Frazier Street.
According to reports, 18-year-old Bryant Cubias-Acencio was traveling southbound on Duke Street when he lost control of his vehicle. The car spun sideways and collided with a 2016 Subaru Forester. Cubias-Acencio’s Honda Accord caught fire after the collision. Nearby Good Samaritans were able to pull him from the burning vehicle and he was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Subaru was hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Raleigh, NC (June 26, 2020) – A teenage passenger was killed in a car accident on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. The crash happened on Wednesday, June 24th just before 3:00 a.m.
According to the Raleigh Police Department, Angel Montes Bermudez was driving a vehicle westbound on New Bern. The car was traveling approximately 70 mph in a 45 mph zone when it ran off the roadway to the right and struck a curb. The car then hit a utility pole before coming to rest. An underage passenger in the vehicle was ejected in the crash. The passenger was rushed to a hospital and later succumbed to their injuries.
The road remained closed until about 6:15 a.m. There is no word on whether any arrests have been made at this time.
Wayne County, NC (June 25, 2020) – Three people sustained injuries in a car accident in Wayne County on Monday, June 22nd. The accident occurred in the 1000 block of Old Grantham Road.
According to reports from the scene, the crash involved a silver-colored vehicle and a gold-colored vehicle. There is no word on how the accident took place. When rescue workers arrived, they found two occupants of the gold car and one occupant of the silver car trapped inside their vehicles. After the occupants were extricated, they were taken to local hospitals. One of the injured victims was airlifted to Mount Olive Hospital and all were believed to have serious injuries resulting from the crash.
The State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation. No one involved in the crash has been identified and no additional details are available.
Albemarle, NC (June 25, 2020) – A man from Albemarle was hurt in a car accident on Tuesday. The crash took place just before 7:00 a.m. on N.C. Highway 24-27.
According to the Albemarle Police Department, Jennie Frances Pethel was driving a 2017 Ford SUV when she ran a red light and collided with a 1987 Ford truck driven by 72-year-old Robert Russell Kendall. Kendall was taken to a hospital and treated for unknown injuries. There is no update on his condition at this time. Neither Pethel nor the four minor children occupying her vehicle were injured in the collision.
Police cited Pethel for running a red light and failure to secure a child under the age of 16. No further details have been released.