Carolina Accident News
A Sunday evening crash in High Point, NC, ended with two fatalities and four injuries after one Nissan Altima struck another.
Authorities say the accident happened Sunday night a little after 8 PM. First responders arrived at the scene and found a 2012 Nissan Altima overturned on its side. They tried to revive the driver and passenger, but sadly Joshua Kole Norris and Nehemiah Pratt, both 18, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Emergency responders also found a 2020 Nissan … Read more
Four people died in Greer, SC after an intoxicated driver crossed the center line and struck their vehicle on Friday, September 11.
South Carolina Highway Patrol officials say the crash occurred around 5:15 p.m. near Cannon Road. An SUV that was moving east crossed the center line and hit another SUV that was moving west. All four people in the westbound SUV sadly died of their injuries.
The coroner has identified the victims as Michael Cook, 83, Nancy Cook, 80, … Read more
A tragic accident took the life of a truck driver in Mebane, NC, on Tuesday, September 9.
Authorities say they responded to the scene at ABB, Inc., a South Carolina equipment manufacturing facility, on Tuesday afternoon. Eugene Early McDowell IV, 50, of Eden, had backed his truck into the loading dock and gotten out. A witness told police that another truck backed in next to McDowell and hit him. First responders tried to revive McDowell, but sadly he succumbed to … Read more
The Labor Day weekend ended in tragedy for one Lexington, SC man after an intoxicated driver caused a deadly crash.
Authorities say that Jeremy Shane Smith, 49, was riding a 2006 Harley Davidson around 12:35 a.m. Sunday. He was on I-20 westbound near mile marker 39 (Batesburg-Leesville) when a Ford Mustang driven by DeAngelo Cunningham, 28, rear-ended him. Sadly, although Smith was wearing his helmet at the time of the crash, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police later … Read more
A Union City man is dead following an accident with an armored car whose driver failed to yield.
Authorities say the crash happened about 6:45 PM on September 2, at the intersection of Bobby Faucette Road and SC Highway 9 in Union County. Ronald Seegers, 73, was driving south in an SUV on Highway 9 when his vehicle was hit by an armored car traveling west on Bobby Faucette Road. Emergency responders took both drivers to the hospital. Sadly, Seegers … Read more
A North Augusta man died on Wednesday, September 3, after being struck by a pickup truck in his own yard.
Authorities say the accident happened around 7 PM, in a North Augusta neighborhood south of Lexington. Morales, 42, was in his yard doing yard work when a pickup truck veered off the right side of Belvedere-Clearwater Road, near the Duncan Road intersection. The truck hit Morales, then struck a utility pole, where it came to a stop. Morales was rushed … Read more
A Campobello, SC resident is dead following a tragic car crash on Sunday, August 30.
Authorities say Othel Wayne Pruitt, 73, was driving a 2016 Ford Focus around 8:15 am on Highway 11 near Burnt Chimney Road, about 4 miles north of the Campobello Community. A 2012 Kia Seoul going the opposite direction crossed the center line for unknown reasons, striking the Ford head-on.
The crash was severe and both drivers ended up trapped in their cars. Rescuers had to … Read more
A two-vehicle crash six miles east of Sunbury, NC, left one woman dead and a driver facing charges for running a stop sign on Thursday, August 27.
Authorities say Kill Devil Hills, NC resident Kathy Darden, 63, was a front-seat passenger in a 2012 Chevrolet driven by Robin Powell, 60. They were moving west down US 158 when a 2004 Cadillac driven by Dontea Allen, 20, failed to stop at the US 158 intersection stop sign. The Cadillac broadsided the … Read more
On Monday, August 23, a tragic accident on the construction site for the new Pamlico Sound bridge in Rodanthe left one worker dead after he was pinned under a crane.
Authorities with the Dare County Sheriff’s Office say that emergency responders rushed to the scene around 1 PM on Monday. Steven “Bull” Bailey, who worked for project contractor Flatiron Construction, was found pinned under a crane. Sadly, he died from his injuries.
Bailey, who was on the board of the … Read more
A backseat passenger died on Saturday, August 22, after the car he was riding in struck a building.
Authorities in Greenville, SC, are still investigating the crash that killed 46-year-old Shamon Jones. They say Jones was riding in the back of a Ford Crown Victoria Saturday evening, around 10 PM on Laurens Road near Antrim Drive. At some point, the vehicle lost control went off the road and crashed into the Frugal Backpacker store. Police believe the driver was trying … Read more