Articles Posted in Personal Injury

Durham, NC (September 22, 2020) – Police responded to the scene of a crash involving a truck and a bus in Durham on Sunday, September 20th. The crash was reported around 3:45 p.m. near The Streets at Southpoint Mall.

According to reports from the Durham Police Department, 28-year-old Jacob Kipserem of Buies Creek was driving a box truck eastbound on Renaissance Parkway when he attempted to turn left onto Rolando Drive. As he turned, the truck collided with a GoTriangle Bus that was traveling westbound on Renaissance. Kipserem was thrown from the truck and died at the scene. The driver of the bus and three passengers sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were all taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. There is no additional update on their conditions at this time.

Police are still investigating the accident. Neither alcohol nor speed appeared to be a factor according to officers. The crash caused the roadway to be shut down for several hours while crews worked at the scene.

Greensboro, NC (September 21, 2020) – Police in Greensboro responded to a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 40. The crash took place on Friday, September 18th around 8:15 p.m on I-40 near the exit for Gallimore Dairy Road.

According to a report, the victim suffered a flat tire and part of the tire ended up in the roadway. A portion of the tire was lying in the roadway when the victim went to retrieve the tire. As the driver was in the road, he was struck by a passing vehicle. The suspect then fled the scene before officers could arrive. The unidentified victim sustained serious injuries in the crash and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. There is no further update on his condition at this time.

Officers are searching for a silver 2003-2006 model Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, or Cadillac Escalade. The vehicle may be missing part of its right side mirror and may have damage on the right side as well.

Randolph County, NC (September 19, 2020) – Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol have identified the man who was hurt in a hit-and-run crash in Randolph County earlier this week. The crash originally took place around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 17th.

Troopers responded to U.S. Highway 220 near Cedar Grove Road after receiving a call regarding the crash. According to police, 58-year-old Charles Gray was riding a moped on U.S. 220 when he was struck by another vehicle. The vehicle that collided with Gray’s moped then fled the scene after the accident. Rescue workers arrived at the scene and provide treatment to Gray. He was later taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities are still searching for the driver who caused the crash. A description of the suspect and the vehicle are not available at this time. Anyone who has any information is asked to contact the Highway Patrol at *47.

Harnett County, NC (September 18, 2020) – Two people are dead after a fatal car accident in Harnett County on Friday morning, September 18th. The accident took place around 7:00 a.m. on North Carolina Highway 87 near Benhaven School Road.

The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office was among the first agencies to respond to the scene. According to deputies, the crash involved a work truck and a pickup truck. There is no word at this time on the events that led up to the accident. Police have not identified the two victims and there is no word on which vehicles the victims were occupying at the time of the collision.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is also investigating the accident and its cause. Troopers are still looking into the crash and there are no additional details available at this time.

Randolph County, NC (September 17, 2020) – An individual on a moped suffered injuries in a hit-and-run accident that took place on U.S. Highway 220 in Randolph County on Thursday, September 17th. The crash took place around 6:37 a.m. near Cedar Grove Road.

According to investigators, a man was traveling northbound on a moped when he was struck by another vehicle. The driver of the vehicle drove away after striking the moped. The moped rider was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries, however, he is expected to make a full recovery. The person on the moped has not been identified at this time. There is no word on the events leading up to the crash. Police are still searching for the suspect and an investigation into the accident remains ongoing.

Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to call the Highway Patrol. No further details are available and there is no description of the suspect or their vehicle.

High Point, NC (September 11, 2020) – Authorities are investigating after a 2-year-old child was struck and seriously injured in a crash that took place on Thursday. The incident was reported around 8:00 p.m. in the 900 block of Forrest Street.

According to reports from the scene, the child was playing near the roadway when she was hit by a black Mustang. The driver remained at the scene following the crash. The young girl was taken to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital where she was listed in serious condition. Police have not identified the driver at this time. No other injuries were reported following the accident.

An investigation remains active at this time. Impairment was not a factor in the crash but officers are still determining whether the driver was speeding or distracted when the crash took place. There is no further information available.

Charlotte, NC (September 10, 2020) – At least one person was hurt in a crash involving a car and light rail train in Charlotte on Thursday, September 10th. The crash took place at the intersection of Sweden Road and South Boulevard.

The Charlotte Fire Department, Pineville Fire Department, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police all responded to the crash scene. There is no word at this time on the events leading up to the crash. The train sustained front-end damage and the car sustained heavy damage. The driver of the vehicle had to be extricated by fire crews before being taken to Atrium Health for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The victim’s name and age have not been released at this time.

Passengers on the bus were ordered to transfer to a different bus following the accident while Sweden Road remained closed as officers were at the scene cleaning up debris and investigating the accident.

Randolph County, NC (September 9, 2020) – An 88-year-old woman from Troy is dead after a crash that took place in Randolph County on Tuesday, September 8th. The crash took place on Lassiter Mill Road near Burney Mill Road around 5:30 p.m.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene shortly after the collision took place. According to notes from troopers, Imogene Hardister was driving a golf cart northbound on the shoulder of the roadway. At the same time, a 2012 Chevy pickup truck was traveling behind Hardister in the same direction. The truck moved over to pass the golf cart but collided with the cart as it attempted to make a U-turn.

Hardister was seriously hurt in the crash. She was transported to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. The pickup truck driver was not hurt in the crash.

Mebane, NC (September 8, 2020) – Police in Mebane are investigating following a fatal crash at a tractor-trailer loading dock. The crash took place on Tuesday, September 8th around 12:30 p.m at ABB, Inc.

According to witnesses, Eugene Early McDowell, IV pulled into the loading dock around 12:30. McDowell backed his truck into the dock and exited the vehicle. After exiting, McDowell was standing in a bay. At the same time, another truck pulled in and began backing into a bay, striking McDowell as he stood in the dock. Rescue workers rushed to the scene and performed CPR on McDowell. He later succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash. The identity of the other truck driver has not been released at this time. There is no word on whether any charges will be filed.

Charlotte, NC (August 31, 2020) – Six people were hurt in a wrong-way crash involving a car and an ambulance in Charlotte on Monday, August 31st. The crash took place around 2:30 a.m. on Interstate 277 near uptown and Independence Boulevard.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, a car was traveling the wrong way on I-277 when it collided head-on with an ambulance. The crash resulted in two ambulance drivers being hospitalized for their injuries. Four people in the other vehicle were taken to Atrium Health-Main for treatment of serious injuries. There were no patients aboard the ambulance when the accident took place. Police have not said what caused the car to be in the wrong lane at the time of the collision.

The crash is still under investigation at this time. There is no further information available.
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