Articles Posted in Car Accident

Winston-Salem, NC (June 22, 2021) – Police in Winston-Salem responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash with injuries on Monday, June 21st. The accident happened at the intersection of Akron Drive and Ogburn Avenue.

Police say that a total of three vehicles were involved in the collision. Rescue workers arrived at the scene after the crash and transported five people to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries. There was a heavy police and emergency presence near the crash site. The intersection remained closed for several hours while police investigated and cleared debris. There is no word on the cause of the collision at this time. At least one of the victims suffered serious injuries but no one involved has been identified.

The crash remains under investigation. There is no further information available.

Davidson County, NC (June 21, 2021) – A man from Lexington was killed in a crash that took place on Friday night in Davidson County. The collision happened just after 9:30 p.m. on North Carolina Highway 109 near Snyder Station Road.

Charlotte, NC (June 21, 2021) – Police and rescue crews were on the scene of a crash in Charlotte on Monday, June 21st. The crash happened around 9:00 p.m. on University City Boulevard.

When police arrived at the site of the crash they determined that at least one person had sustained undisclosed injuries. The injured victim received treatment at the scene. At this time, there is no word on the full nature or extent of the injuries. No information was provided on the cause of the accident or the number of injuries sustained. Motorists were advised to exercise caution near the crash scene and were told to find alternate routes of travel if possible. There were no reported road closures.

Police are still gathering information on the accident at this time and have not said whether anyone will face charges.

Newton, NC (June 20, 2021) – Four people were taken to the hospital following a crash involving a driver’s ed vehicle in Newton on Wednesday afternoon. The crash took place on West 7th Street.

According to Newton Police Chief Vidal Sipe, there were as many as six cars involved in the crash. Four of the victims were transported to area hospitals after the crash. At least two of the victims were in critical condition. One of the critically injured victims was in the driver’s ed vehicle at the time of the accident. There is no word on the events leading up to the crash and none of the victims have been identified at this time. Police have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed.

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

Winston-Salem, NC (June 20, 2021) – A woman from Winston-Salem was hurt in a two-car crash that took place in the city on Thursday, June 17th. The accident happened on Mock Street near Eller Way at approximately 4:30 p.m.

According to Officer B.T. Smith of the Winston-Salem Police Department, Moenasha Littlejohn was traveling on Mock Street when she came to a stop sign. While at the stop sign, her car was hit by a vehicle driven by Tommy Lee Williams, of Winston-Salem. Littlejohn suffered undisclosed injuries in the crash and was taken to Baptist Hospital by Life Star EMS. Williams was not injured in the collision.

Following an investigation, Officer Smith charged Williams with driving while license revoked. No additional information has been released at this time.

Raleigh, NC (June 19, 2021) – Police in Raleigh were at the scene of a deadly crash on Thursday, June 17th. The collision took place around 4:30 a.m. on Interstate 440 near U.S. 264.

According to reports, a male driver was killed in the collision. A female driver suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. At this time, the identities of the victims have not been revealed. Police have not provided any details on the events that led up to the crash and there is no information on whether any charges are expected to be filed. No additional injuries were reported.

The crash caused I-440 to be closed for several hours while an investigation took place. No further information has been released at this time.

Wilmington, NC (June 19, 2021) – Police in Wilmington responded to the scene of a multi-car crash on Friday, June 18th. The collision took place around 9:00 p.m. on North Kerr Avenue near the intersection with New Centre Drive.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, at least two cars were involved in the accident. There has not been any information released regarding the events leading up to the crash. Rescue workers, including EMS crews, arrived shortly after the collision took place. Injuries were reported but there is no word on the extent of the injuries or the conditions of the victims. Those involved in the collision were not identified.

Traffic was backed up as police closed the southbound lanes while they investigated the accident. There is no further information available at this time.

Greensboro, NC (June 16, 2021) – A sergeant with the Greensboro Police Department was hurt in a crash that took place over the weekend. The collision was reported around 5:45 a.m. on West Wendover Avenue near South Edwardia Drive.

Police say that 32-year-old Kyle Comer, of Pleasant Garden, was driving a 2005 Dodge van when he struck Sgt. DC Vaughn of the GPD. At the time of the crash, Vaughn was directing traffic at another accident scene. Vaughn was hurt in the crash and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. After an investigation, police charged Comer with failing to reduce speed to avoid a collision, failing to move over for a police vehicle, and careless and reckless driving. Further tests are pending but it is not believed that alcohol played a factor.

The crash caused the eastbound lanes of Wendover to be blocked between Meadowood and Edwardia. No further details have been released at this time.

Fayetteville, NC (June 15, 2021) – One person was killed and two others were seriously hurt in a car accident that took place on Saturday in Fayetteville. The accident happened around 7:45 p.m. on Cliffdale Road.

According to officers with the Fayetteville Police Department, 22-year-old Damina Miller was driving a Chevy Impala when he crossed over the center line and veered into oncoming traffic. Miller’s car collided with a Cadillac SRX before bursting into flames. Rescue crews arrived and pronounced Miller dead at the scene. Two occupants of the SRX, 46-year-old Trenton Young, and 56-year-old Tracy Young, were rushed to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. There is no word at this time on the cause of the crash.

Cliffdale Road was closed down while police investigated at the scene. Motorists in the area were urged to use caution and to find alternate routes of travel. No additional information is available.

Robeson County, NC (June 15, 2021) – A 52-year-old woman from St. Pauls was killed in a car accident near Red Springs on Monday afternoon. The accident happened just before 7:00 a.m. on North Carolina Highway 710.

According to Sgt. H.P. Locklear of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Leila Sinclair was driving a 2013 Ford passenger vehicle when she attempted to make a left turn onto N.C. 710. As she turned, her car collided with a 2014 Ford pickup truck driven by 66-year-old Eddie Smiling of Maxton. Sinclair was ejected from the car. She was then airlifted to Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC where she later succumbed to her injuries.  Smiling’s passenger, 36-year-old Harley Sanderson, of Maxton, was taken to UNC Health Southeastern by Robeson County EMS. Her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.  Smiling’s other passenger, 27-year-old Joshua Smiling, was not injured in the crash.

Speed was not a factor in the crash. Toxicology results are pending at this time.

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