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Sheriff’s Office Patrol Car and City Vehicle Crash in Asheboro

No one was seriously injured after a a City of Asheboro pickup truck and a Randolph County Sheriff's Office patrol car collided on N Fayetteville St in Asheboro on July 6th 2022. [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal]

ASHEBORO N.C. – On July 6th a marked patrol vehicle from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and a City of Asheboro utility vehicle were involved in a crash in Asheboro.

On July 6th 2022, just before 11:30am, Asheboro Police and Fire Departments were called to the scene of a vehicle accident on N Fayetteville St near the Big Dipper restaurant. In that accident a marked patrol car from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and a pickup truck belonging to the City of Asheboro had collided as the patrol car was making a left hand turn across traffic.

No one was seriously injured after a a City of Asheboro pickup truck and a Randolph County Sheriff's Office patrol car collided on N Fayetteville St in Asheboro on July 6th 2022. [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal]

According to an accident report from the Asheboro Police Department, the deputy driving the patrol car said she did not see the oncoming pickup truck when making the left hand turn. The truck impacted the passenger side of the patrol vehicle triggered airbags to deploy. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

Police say no one was seriously injured and no charges have been filled.