Fayetteville, NC (September 25, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Fayetteville on Friday, September 25th. The crash happened around 4:00 a.m. in the 1700 block of Owen Drive.

The Fayetteville Police Department was dispatched to the scene shortly after the accident occurred. According to a report, the pedestrian was walking in or near the roadway when he was hit by an undescribed vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene following the crash. EMS and rescue crews later arrived at the scene and transported the injured pedestrian to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released at this time.

There is no word on what led up to the crash and police have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed as a result of the collision. There is no further information available at this time.

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.

Gastonia, NC (September 23, 2020) – Police were at the scene of a crash involving a 1-year-old child in Gastonia. The crash was first reported around 12:00 p.m. in the 100 block of North Liberty Street.

According to the Gastonia Police Department, officers arrived at the scene and later discovered that the young child had been struck by a vehicle in the area. The victim was taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center before being airlifted to Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte. There is no word on the extent of the injuries at this time or the cause of the accident. No one involved has been identified by the police and it is not clear whether the other driver remained at the scene.

Police are still looking into the accident at this time and have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed. No further information has been released.

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.

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.

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.

High Point, NC (September 21, 2020) – A 43-year-old man from Browns Summit was killed in a motorcycle crash that took place in High Point on Sunday, September 20th. The crash happened around 2:12 a.m in the westbound lanes of West Green Drive near the intersection with South Elm Street.

According to a report from the High Point Police Department, Howell was traveling in West Green when he came to the intersection with South Elm. As he crossed over the intersection, his motorcycle was struck by a sedan traveling southbound through the intersection. Howell was ejected from his bike following the accident and was thrown into the roadway. He suffered critical injuries to his head and neck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the sedan did not stop following the crash and was not at the scene when police arrived. Officers are actively looking for the suspect at this time. The High Point Police Department crash investigation unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the HPPD at (336) 883-3224 or Crime Stoppers of High Point at (336) 889-4000.

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