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Rollover Accident on I-74 Leaves One Dead, Injures Two [UPDATED]

Rollover Accident on I-74 Leaves One Dead, Injures Two [UPDATED]

Breaking News
THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED Click here or scroll down to see the most recent update. Credit - Guil-Rand Fire Dept via Facebook ASHEBORO N.C. - Crews are working to clear the scene of a serious rollover accident on I-74 that is causing delays. This morning at around 10 a.m. emergency crews from Guil-Rand and Sophia Fire Departments along with Randolph County EMS responded to I-74 E near Cedar Square Rd for a report of a vehicle off the roadway. According to a post on Facebook by Guil-Rand Fire Department, crews arrived to find a rollover accident down an embankment involving three patients. "Crews worked swiftly together to extricate patients and transfer care over to EMS," said the department in the post. Photos from the scene indicate at least one person may have been a...
One Airlifted After Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian on E Dixie Dr

One Airlifted After Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian on E Dixie Dr

News
[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - One person was airlifted with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on E Dixie Dr last Friday. On Friday, July 28th, 2023, at around 7:30 pm, emergency crews were called to the scene of a vehicle collision where a pedestrian was struck on E Dixie Dr near Zaxby's. According to an accident report from the Asheboro Police Department, a 2005 Nissan SUV was traveling west on E Dixie Dr near Executive Way when a pedestrian stepped into the roadway and was struck by the vehicle. The 28-year-old male victim sustained serious injuries and was transported by the scene by Randolph County EMS to the helipad at Randolph Hospital where they were air-lifted by Baptist AirCare to a local trauma center. The driver of the ve...
Three Area Hospitals Receive Patients from Hwy 42 Crash

Three Area Hospitals Receive Patients from Hwy 42 Crash

Breaking News
Photo Credit - East Side Fire Dept (via Facebook) ASHEBORO N.C. - Three people were transported to local hospitals, two with serious life-threatening injuries, after a vehicle crash on NC 42 this morning. At 9:11 a.m. on Friday, February 10th, 2023, emergency crews from East Side Fire Dept, Franklinville Fire Dept, Ash-Rand Rescue, Randolph County EMS, and Sheriff's Office along with Troppers from the NC Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on NC 42 near Hayfield Drive. In a post on Facebook, the East Side Fire Department said that Rescue-24 arrived to find a three-vehicle accident on Highway 42 S. just south of Hayfield Dr. Drivers of two vehicles were pinned and in serious condition. According to a press release by the NC Highway Patrol, Karissa D...
Mother & Son Arrested For Attempted Murder

Mother & Son Arrested For Attempted Murder

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - A mother and son are in jail today after police say a confrontation over stolen items led to a shooting in Thomasville. According to the Randolph County Sherriff's Office on June 26th, 2021, at around 10:40 pm, deputies responded to a report of an assault on Stonehenge Road in Thomasville. When they arrived they found a gunshot victim lying in the road on Fuller Mill Road. That victim, who has not been identified, was airlifted from the scene in critical condition. The Sheriff's Office says they opened an investigation where they say they discovered that Elva Hughes Skipper and Steven Craig Skipper had gone to the victim’s home to confront him about stealing items. As the victim drove down his driveway, Elva Skipper fired at him, but the victim kept driving. "He tried ...
Child Airlifted After Accident At Home

Child Airlifted After Accident At Home

News
UNC Air Car's helicopter sits on the helipad outside Randolph Hospital (Scott Pelkey / Acme News Archive) ASHEBORO NC - A three-year-old child had to be airlifted after an accident at a home in Asheboro. On April 29th, 2021, at around 3:30 PM, first responders were called to a home on Miles Moffitt Rd. in Asheboro. Radio traffic from Randolph county 911 reported a three-year-old had been struck by a vehicle. Information later released by the Randolph County Sherriff's Office said the child was accidentally injured when an "inexperienced individual was moving a vehicle in the yard and the vehicle made contact with the child before eventually came to a stop after hitting the house causing structural damage." The child was airlifted to an area hospital for evaluation. No information...