Carolina Accident News
An early morning crash on Wednesday, November 4, left one woman dead in Sampson County, NC.
Officials say the accident occurred just before 8 AM. A 2002 Honda Accord was heading east on N.C. 41, at a high rate of speed, near CC Road. It veered off the right side of the roadway and then came back onto the road in what witnesses describe as an “out of control” pattern of driving. Eventually, the car went off the left side … Read more
A crash involving an ATV and an SUV sadly left one person dead and one hospitalized on Wednesday, November 4, in Berkeley County, SC.
Officers say the wreck happened just before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, along Mendel Rivers Road near Looney Lane. A Kawasaki MULE ATV and a GMC Yukon were both moving south on Mendel Rivers Road, then the GMC hit the ATV from behind. The ATV’s passenger was ejected and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. The … Read more
An accident on Friday afternoon, October 30, involved multiple cars and a motorcycle, leading to the tragic death of the biker.
Officials say the wreck happened around 1 PM, on Highway 41 in unincorporated Mount Pleasant. One vehicle moving westbound on Highway 41 hit a stopped vehicle in the same lane. Unfortunately, the impact forced the stopped vehicle to hit yet another vehicle and travel into the opposing lane, where it collided with an eastbound traveling motorcycle. Sadly, the motorcycle … Read more
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