A North Carolina woman is dead after a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Oct. 23 around 3:40 p.m. The 62-year-old woman was reportedly traveling west on N.C. 72 when her vehicle collided head-on with another vehicle being driven by a 25-year-old man.
A head-on collision between two vehicles occurred north of Sanford along the concurrent route of N.C. Highway 87/U.S. Highway 15-501 on Oct. 7. One man was hospitalized with minor injuries.
A man driving a white Dodge Caravan was arrested and charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. The man's van crossed the double yellow lane divider on North Tryon Street in Charlotte crossing into the southbound path of a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle.
On Sept. 6 around 9 p.m., a 51-year-old man driving an SUV reportedly hit a pickup truck. According to police, the SUV driver was headed eastbound near Beaufort when it crossed the centerline.
A 28-year-old man from Cape Coral was killed in Johnson County around 2 p.m. on July 27 after he parked his maroon, four-door Chevrolet on the right shoulder of Interstate 95 and stepped out of the vehicle. A vehicle driven by a 77-year-old Virginia man ran off the road and crashed into the decedent and his car, which was occupied by his fiancée and two children.
On July 12, six individuals were taken to North Carolina hospitals after a police chase ended in an accident that involved four vehicles. The chase started on Interstate 77 in the morning and ended in Huntersville at Highway 21. The police arrested one man, 48, who was among the individuals who were injured along with three people who suffered non-life threatening injuries. Two officers were also taken to the hospital.
Five people were injured when an allegedly drunk driver crossed the centerline on a North Carolina roadway and crashed head-on with an ambulance. Gaston County EMS, which operates the ambulance, released a 12-second video that shows both the outside and the inside of the ambulance in the moments up to and during the June 2 accident.
A wedding should be a time of celebration and camaraderie with friends and family. Even those who aren't getting married, who are simply witnessing the nuptials, typically get swept away in the happiness and time spent with close friends. Unfortunately, a North Carolina wedding ended in tragedy whe two guests died after the festivities. The driver of the couple's limousine could face a wrongful death lawsuit after criminal charges were filed against him.
Doctors, nurses, surgeons and other health care workers are skilled individuals who take on significant responsibilities every day when working with patients who are in need of medical care and treatment. Although Fayetteville patients may understand that health care workers can only do so much when it comes to diagnosing, treating and monitoring health conditions, patients still trust that their medical care providers will do so to the best of their abilities.
In 2009, a college student and athlete at Western Carolina University had suddenly died after working out. The student was on the school's football team and had participated in a voluntary workout the day of his death.