Articles Tagged with North Carolina Highway Patrol

Lumberton, NC (May 22, 2020) – A teenager is dead and another person is injured after a Thursday crash in Lumberton. The collision took place around 11:45 p.m. on Old Whiteville Road.

According to the State Highway Patrol, a 17-year-old female was a passenger in a 2004 Hyundai being driven by 21-year-old Keanan Davon Young. Young was traveling south on Old Whiteville when he lost control of his vehicle on a wet roadway. The car exited the road to the left and struck a tree before coming to rest in a ditch.

Young was rushed to Southeastern Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The 17-year-old died at the crash scene. Police believe that Young was driving too fast for the road conditions. There is no word on whether any charges are pending at this time.

Lumberton, NC (May 21, 2020) – Two men were killed in a crash on Morgan J Road near Lumberton. The crash happened on Wednesday, May 20th around 2:30 p.m.

The State Highway Patrol responded to the scene near Shannon Road just after the crash took place. Troopers say that a Cadillac was traveling southbound on Morgan J. Road when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed left of center and collided head-on with a Ford pickup truck. Both drivers died at the crash scene.  The victims have not been identified at this time.

Officials believe that speed and alcohol may have contributed to the crash according to 1st. Sgt. James McVicker of the SHP. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Carthage, NC (May 19, 2020) – One person was taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash along NC 22 in Carthage. The crash was reported on Monday, May 18th near Nicks Creek Lane.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. Troopers say that the victim was seriously injured and airlifted to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill for treatment. The Cypress Pointe Fire Rescue division assisted state troopers at the crash scene. The exact cause of the crash has not been revealed at this time and it is not known if anyone else was injured.

An investigation is underway at this time. No further information is available.

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