A trucking company is under investigation following the death of a driver on U.S. Highway 21, according to local sources. North Carolina police are investigating the state of a truck carrying a load of rocks, one of which was dislodged, causing a car accident that killed a man north of Marion. Criminal charges are pending at the time of this writing.
A man and his 7-year-old passenger are dead following a serious crash in Raleigh on August 2. The two-car accident also injured three other people. North Carolina authorities are still investigating the crash and have yet to announce their findings.
Two people are dead after a single-vehicle crash set their car on fire and trapped them inside, according to authorities. North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the serious car accident in mid-morning on July 11. A third passenger survived the incident, they say.
A local business owner is dead and another driver is injured following a crash that knocked out electricity and shut down roads for hours. North Carolina police are still investigating the car accident. No criminal charges have been filed in connection with this case.
A local man is dead after a head-on collision on U.S. 158 on June 23. The car accident was attended to by North Carolina police, who declared the driver dead and arranged for medical assistance for his passenger and the driver of the other vehicle. The crash is still under investigation at this time.
As many people in North Carolina know all too well, car accidents can cause immense tragedy and devastation. Unfortunately, North Carolina was home to yet another fatal car accident recently.
A car accident claimed the life of a popular Wilmington elementary school teacher earlier this month. The 62-year-old third grade teacher was killed in a wreck on North College Road near Northchase Parkway.
It's common to see ambulances on the scene following a car accident, but earlier this month an ambulance was involved in an accident that took the life of a 19-year old college student. Police allege the ambulance driver ran a red light at the intersection of Highway 17 and Frontage Drive in Brunswick County around 9:30 a.m. on October 3, hitting the vehicle driven by the young woman who was headed to a college class. The ambulance driver is currently facing misdemeanor charges of death by vehicle as a result of the car accident.
A former infantryman from North Carolina has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after the jury failed to reach a unanimous decision as to whether he should get the death penalty. He was convicted in September of murder in the first degree and sex offense with a child. The victim of the assault was his 10-month-old stepdaughter.