Blog Category Carolina Accident News
Authorities in Raleigh, NC, have arrested a driver who made an illegal left turn, leading to the death of a motorcyclist.
Officials say the crash happened Friday evening, October 24, just before 11 PM in the 1800 block of South Saunders Street. According to police, Robert Archie Scott was traveling southbound on South Saunders Street when he tried to make an illegal left turn onto the I-40 exit ramp. Tragically, he turned right in front of a motorcycle, which then … Read more
A tragic accident on Thursday, September 22, left a Surry County, NC, county worker dead.
Officials say Darrel Anderson, 64, was parked in the westbound lane of Highway 268 near Oriole Way, just after 5 PM. He was behind the truck performing utility work as part of his job, in an area where there were numerous signs posted alerting drivers of workers in the area. This is a safety precaution workers take to reduce the risk of accidents.
Unfortunately, it … Read more
A wrong-way crash on Interstate 26 in South Carolina sadly led to the death of one driver and injuries to two others on Saturday, October 10.
Officials say the accident happened around 2:20 AM. A Jeep Cherokee was moving west in the eastbound lanes of I-26 when it hit an eastbound Kia Optima head-on, according to S.C. Highway Patrol Master Trooper David Jones. Despite wearing a seatbelt, the Kia’s driver sadly died at the scene.
The Jeep’s driver and passenger … Read more
A Saturday morning crash on US 321 left one motorcyclist dead and another injured on October 10.
Authorities say the accident happened around 11:30 AM near the juncture with S.C. 34. A four-door Nissan made a left turn into the path of two motorcycles on US 321 while trying to exit a recycling center. The first biker, Paul Bryan Simmons II, 26, crashed into the Nissan. The second biker laid down his motorcycle to avoid hitting the Nissan.
Sadly, Simmons … Read more
A police chase ended in tragedy on Wednesday, July 7, after a driver running from the Sheriff’s Office caused a three-vehicle accident.
Officials say the Florence Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) were working together when they tried to stop a vehicle. The driver, Tysnick Darrell Hoggard, 28, took off, ignoring the blue lights while heading down South Irby Street in Florence near the intersection of Redbud Lane.
The police pursuit … Read more
A Friday evening bike ride turned deadly for a man in Spartanburg, SC, after a hit-and-run crash on October 3.
Authorities say Dalton Lee Taylor, 27, was riding his Moped on SC 11 near Harvey Gosnell Road, a little after 11 PM. Another vehicle, believed to be a Chevrolet pickup, struck the Moped, then kept driving. Unfortunately, Taylor was seriously injured when he was ejected from the bike and was later pronounced dead at the scene.
Police tracked down 57-year-old … Read more
Car trouble led to a deadly crash on US 1 in Cary, NC on Thursday, October 1.
Officials say a crash in Cary near Cary Parkway temporarily closed down US 1 Southbound on Thursday morning. The wreck happened around 9 AM when 27-year-old Melissa Dewey’s vehicle became disabled. A Jeep Cherokee struck the disabled car from behind. Sadly Dewey was later pronounced dead from her injuries.
Unfortunately, car trouble can strike unexpectedly. If your car stalls, you should do your … Read more
A single driver caused four separate collisions on Highway 17A near Goose Creek that killed one person and injured five people on September 22, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The first collision involved three to five vehicles around 1:15 p.m., on Highway 17A at College Park Road. Officials say, Jeanine Metts, 51, was driving a 2005 GMC Yukon with two minor children in the vehicle. One person in another vehicle was sent to the hospital following the multi-car crash, … Read more
One person has died after a deadly car crash on Friday afternoon, September 25, just south of Dacusville, SC.
Authorities say the collision occurred on South Carolina Highway 183 at Old Vinland School Road, near Farrs Bridge Road. Andrew Brazeale, 19, of Easley, was driving north in a 2016 Ford pickup on Highway 183 when he veered left of center, hitting a 2014 Toyota head-on.
Sadly, the Toyota’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not released that … Read more
A collision between two Dodge pickup trucks led to the tragic death of one man in Pickens County, SC on Thursday, September 17.
State Troopers say the crash occurred around 11:45 a.m. on Old Easley Highway, or S.C. Highway 124, about 3 miles east of Easley. Mark Brent Smith, 72, was driving a 2000 Dodge pickup west on Highway 124 when a 2019 Dodge pickup going the other way crossed the center line. The two trucks collided, and both drivers … Read more