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Driver In Single Vehicle Accident Overnight Facing Charges

Just after 4 AM on Feb 23rd, 2023, emergency crews were called to the scene of a single vehicle accident on E Dixie Dr in front of Hardee’s entrance. [Scott Pelkey | RNN/ North State Journal]

ASHEBORO N.C. – A driver who crashed into a ditch in front of Hardee’s overnight is spending today in jail after being charged with driving while impaired.

Just after 4 am, on February 23rd, 2023, Police requested emergency crews to respond to E Dixie Dr in front of the Hardee’s in Asheboro for a single vehicle accident.

According to an accident report by the Asheboro Police Department, 27-year-old Rachel Marie Stevens of Asheboro was driving a 1998 Honda Accord westbound on Hwy 64 when she left the roadway on the right side and crashed into a small ditch in front of Hardee’s.

Police noted in the report that they suspected that Stevens was impaired by alcohol or other drugs at the time of the crash, with police calling it a “possible overdose”.

As a result, Stevens was charged with failure to maintain lane control, driving under the influence, and driving with a revoked license. She received a $2500 bond and was set to appear in Randolph County District Court this morning.

Rachel Marie Stevens

  • Failure to maintain lane control
  • Driving under the influence
  • Driving with a revoked license

$2,500 Secure Bond

Stevens has other pending charges in Randolph County for driving with a revoked license, expired registration/inspection, and failure to reduce speed unrelated to this incident.