Carolina Accident News
A tragic crash between a motorcycle and a Chevrolet sedan left one person dead on Friday, October 22.
Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) say the crash happened around 10:40 AM at the intersection of Hwy. 221 and Battleground Rd. A motorcyclist was riding north on US 221, and a 2009 Chevrolet sedan was turning left from Battleground Road onto US 221. This caused the motorcycle to hit the sedan.
Sadly, the motorcyclist, 25-year-old Ronnie Leigh Cannon, was … Read more
One person is dead in Oconee County after a head-on crash on Saturday afternoon, October 23.
Authorities say the accident occurred on Sitton Mill Road around 1:50 PM. A Hyundai Santa Fe was moving east, when it drove left of center, and hit a Honda Accord head-on. The Accord’s driver, Bridget White, 55, was taken to a local hospital, where she later died in surgery.
Head-on crashes can have many causes. The most common is distracted driving, followed by driving … Read more
A Wilmington, NC intersection crash on Saturday, October 23, left one person dead, another injured, and a third facing multiple charges.
Authorities say the crash happened at the intersection of Independence Blvd and Independence Mall. Karem Cramer, 74, was turning south onto Independence Blvd. from Independence Mall when a vehicle driven by Tyler Owen Smith, 30, ran a red light heading north on Independence Blvd. Smith’s vehicle then crashed into the side of Cramer’s vehicle.
Sadly, Cramer was later pronounced … Read more
One person is dead and another injured in Mt. Pleasant, SC after their vehicle was struck by a speeding Porsche on Monday, October 4.
Authorities say the accident happened on I-26 around 1 AM. A 2004 Porsche was heading eastbound at a high rate of speed when it rear-ended a Nissan. According to an arrest warrant, the Porsche’s driver, 26-year-old Xavier Rosado, then fled the scene of the accident on foot. About twenty minutes later, he called police to report … Read more
An Alamance County, NC crash involving a Moped and a Chevrolet truck left the Moped driver dead on Friday, October 1.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol reports that troopers were called to a crash around 6:51 AM on Union Ridge Road, north of Burlington. They say a Moped driven by Tessa Cress, 27, of Burlington, was moving south on Union Ridge Road. Then a Chevrolet truck made a left turn across the centerline of the road and directly into the … Read more
A head-on collision in Spartanburg, SC, left a Landrum man dead on Monday, September 27.
Authorities say the accident occurred around 1:22 p.m. on SC 14 near Owl Nest Road. A Ford pickup truck was moving Eastbound on SC 14 when it crossed over the center line and hit a Lotus coupe head-on. The Lotus’ driver, Len Foongpeng, 69, of Landrum, was seriously injured and was airlifted to a local hospital, where he later died.
The Ford’s driver was taken … Read more
A Fort Mill, SC man is dead after his motorcycle was rear-ended in Lancaster County, SC on Thursday, September 30.
Authorities say the accident happened around 11:50 p.m. on U.S. 521 near Edgewater Corporate Parkway in the Indian Land area. Ronald Hamilton, Jr, 41, of Fort Mill, was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle south on U.S. 521. A 2015 Acura Sedan was moving in the same direction when the Sedan rear-ended the motorcycle. Sadly, Hamilton was thrown from the motorcycle, and … Read more
A motorcyclist in Greer, SC, is dead after a minivan turned in front of the bike on Thursday, September 23.
Authorities report that the accident happened around 6 PM. An initial investigation showed that the motorcyclist was moving north on East Wade Hampton Boulevard when a minivan attempted to cross the same road. This caused the motorcyclist, 23-year-old Danny Eugene Hiers III of Greenville, to hit the front driver’s side of the minivan. Sadly, Hiers was later pronounced dead from … Read more
One woman is dead and three others injured after a crash in Greenville County, SC on Wednesday, September 15.
Authorities say the accident occurred just before 6:00 PM on Old Pelzer Road near McMahan Mill Road. A pickup truck crossed over the centerline on Old Pelzer Road and crashed into a car head-on. Sadly, the driver of that car, Christine Harrison Walker, 59, of Piedmont, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two passengers in her car and the pickup’s driver … Read more
A car crash in Taylorsville, NC, on September 14 left one person dead and another critically injured.
Authorities say the accident happened on NC 16 in Alexander County, near the Catawba County line around 1:45 PM, when a 2002 Dodge Durango crossed the centerline and struck a 1992 Toyota Camry head on. Steve Ray Yoder, 73, of Hickory, was driving the Toyota and died from his injuries at the scene. A passenger in the Toyota was also rushed to an … Read more