Articles Posted in Car Accident

Robeson County, NC (January 21, 2021) – A 42-year-old woman was killed in a car accident that took place in Robeson County on Wednesday night. The crash happened around Highway 72 near Pembroke.

According to Trooper K.D. Locklear with the North Carolina Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet was traveling on Highway 72 when the driver failed to yield the right of way to an oncoming pickup truck. The two vehicles collided in the intersection. A female passenger in the Chevrolet was taken to a hospital in Lumberton where she died from her injuries. Her identity has not been released at this time. There is no word on whether the driver of the pickup was injured in the crash and that driver has also not been identified.

Charges are pending against the driver of the Chevrolet at this time. An investigation into the crash is ongoing. There is no additional information available.

Greenville, NC (January 21, 2021) – The Greenville Police Department and the Greenville Fire Rescue responded to the scene of a two-car accident on Wednesday, January 20th. The crash happened around 9:00 p.m. on North Green Street at the intersection with Belvoir Road.

According to officers, one of the vehicles was turning left and the second was traveling straight in an oncoming direction. One of the cars caught fire following the accident. Rescue crews responded and transported multiple people to Vidant Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. At this time, there is no update on the identities or the conditions of the victims. Police are still investigating the crash and have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed.

There is no additional information available.

Raleigh, NC (January 20, 2021) – A man from Knightdale suffered injuries in a two-car accident that took place on Interstate 540 in Raleigh on Saturday, January 16th. The crash was reported around 2:15 a.m. near the intersection with Triangle Town Boulevard.

According to a report from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Chandler Gray Stroud was driving a 2021 Honda eastbound on I-540. At the same time, Leo Odouk, of Knightdale, was driving a 2017 Toyota. Odouk slowed for traffic in front of him but Stroud failed to reduce his speed, causing his vehicle to crash into the of Odouk’s. Odouk was injured as a result of the crash. The Wake County EMS responded and transported him to Wake Med for treatment of unspecified injuries. Stroud was also injured but there is no word on his condition at this time.

After an investigation, troopers charged Gray with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. No further details are available at this time.

Durham, NC (January 20, 2021) – A man from Raleigh was injured in a two-car accident that took place in Durham on Saturday, January 15th. The crash happened on North Carolina Highway 54 at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Trooper E.M. Fleck of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the accident scene. According to a report, Savasja Mone Davis, of Nashville, was driving a 2020 Nissan southbound on N.C. 54 when she came to an intersection controlled by a stoplight. At the same time, Franklyn Watson, of Raleigh, was operating a 2012 Chevrolet in an eastbound direction when he also arrived at the intersection. Davis had a red light in her direction of travel but failed to stop. She entered the intersection and collided with Waton’s vehicle, pushing both vehicles forward in the roadway.

Watson suffered injuries and was transported to Wake Med Brier Creek for further treatment. There is no information on his condition at this time. Following an investigation, troopers charged Davis with failing to stop at a red light. She was not injured in the accident.

Pitt County, NC (January 19, 2021) – A woman was injured in a two-car accident that took place in Pitt County on Tuesday, January 19th. The accident occurred around 11:00 a.m. on North Carolina Highway 43 near Chicod.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol was called to the scene following the crash. According to a report from the scene, a woman was driving a Jeep SUV in a northbound direction on Highway 43. At the same time, another woman was driving a Ford Explorer eastbound on Stokestown Road when the vehicles came to the intersection at the same time. As the Ford approached the intersection, the driver failed to yield to the Jeep, causing the two cars to collide with each other. Following the initial accident, the Jeep struck a furniture store building before coming to rest.

The driver of the Jeep was transported to Vidant Medical Center for treatment of undisclosed injuries following the accident. After an investigation, troopers charged the Ford driver with failing to yield the right-of-way.

Durham, NC (January 18, 2021) – A man from Roxboro suffered injuries in a two-car crash that took place in Durham on Wednesday, December 13th. The crash happened at approximately 10:53 a.m. on State Road 1456.

According to Trooper Peter Shaffer of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Francis Michael Marks was traveling southbound on SR 1456. At the same time, Kendra Shawntelle Stuart was operating a 2020 Nissan eastbound on SR 1322.  As she approached the intersection, Stuart failed to yield to Marks’ vehicle, and the two cars collided with one another. Marks sustained injuries in the accident and was transported to Duke Hospital by the Durham EMS. At this time, there is no information on the nature of his injuries or his condition. Stuart was not injured in the accident.

Following an investigation, Trooper Shaffer charged Stuart with an unsafe movement violation.

Alamance County, NC (January 18, 2021) – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an injury accident involving two cars near Swepsonville. The crash took place on Tuesday, January 12th on North Carolina Highway 54.

Trooper T.R. Day of the Highway Patrol was called to the crash scene. According to a report, Elizabeth Ann Cummings, of Elon, was operating a 2011 Nissan westbound on N.C. 54 when she came to a stoplight. Cummings had a green light in her direction of travel. As she entered the intersection, her vehicle was struck by a 1998 Dodge driven by Nicholas O’Briant, of Haw River. Authorities determined that O’Briant failed to stop for a red light in his direction of travel.

Following the crash, the Alamance County EMS responded to the scene. Cummings was taken to Alamance Regional Hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. O’Briant was not injured in the crash but was given a citation for failure to stop at a red light.

Wilmington, NC (January 17, 2021) – Police and rescue workers responded to the scene of a collision involving a fleeing driver in Wilmington on Friday, January 15th. The crash occurred along Market Street.

Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office were pursuing Cory Rayburn and trying to serve a felony warrant at a local hotel. Rayburn failed to comply with deputies and instead got into an SUV and fled the scene. As he traveled down Market Street at a high rate of speed, Rayburn crossed over a concrete median and collided head-on with another SUV. Rayburn was then apprehended by authorities. Two people inside the other SUV were injured in the accident and were transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition. The victims have not been identified at this time.

The eastbound lanes of Market Street were closed for nearly two hours as officials worked at the crash scene. Drivers were advised to find alternate routes of travel.

Greensboro, NC (January 17, 2021) – Officers with the Greensboro Police Department responded to the scene of an accident on Saturday, January 16th. The crash took place in the 500 block of Gillespie Street.

According to officers, there were injuries reported at the scene. At this time, there is no information on the cause of the crash or the events that led up to it. At least one person was treated for unknown injuries at the scene and was later transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment. There is also no further information on the number of vehicles involved. The roadway was closed by police while they worked at the scene to investigate the collision. Drivers were urged to find alternate routes of travel.

An investigation regarding the accident is ongoing at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000.

High Point, NC (January 16, 2021) – A passenger sustained injuries in a car accident that took place in High Point on Thursday, January 14th. The crash occurred around 11:00 a.m. on South Main Street near the intersection with Archdale Road.

According to Officer L.B. Herd of the High Point Police Department, Aaron Lee Norris, of Greensboro, was operating a 2009 Kia southbound on South Main Street when he came to a stoplight. Norris failed to stop at the stoplight and entered the intersection where he collided with a 2005 Honda driven by Louis Marc Henris, of High Point. Following the crash, the Guilford County EMS arrived at the scene. A passenger in Noris’s vehicle, Barbara Hedrick Landreth, sustained a knee injury in the accident. Landreth was taken to High Point Regional Hospital for treatment. There were no other injuries reported. Police charged Norris with failing to stop at a stoplight.

No further details have been released at this time.

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