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Asheboro Police Seeking Driver Who Hit Pedestrian & Fled Scene [UPDATED]

Asheboro Police Seeking Driver Who Hit Pedestrian & Fled Scene [UPDATED]

News
[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATEDClick Here or scroll down to see the latest update ASHEBORO N.C. - Asheboro Police are seeking help from the public to identify the driver of a vehicle who allegedly struck a pedestrian crossing the street downtown and fled the scene yesterday evening. At around 6 p.m. on Aug 23rd, 2023, emergency crews were called to 23 S Fayetteville St, in Asheboro for a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle. Crews arrived to find a pedestrian lying in the crosswalk near the Magnolia 23 restaurant with witnesses in the roadway trying to assist him. According to several of those witnesses, the vehicle that struck the man made a left from S Fayetteville St on to Sunset Ave and fled the scene. The victim was transpor...
Unknown Situation Causing Delays on I-73/74

Unknown Situation Causing Delays on I-73/74

Breaking News, Traffic & Roads
[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - An unknown situation is causing delays on I-73/74 near Asheboro as police investigate. At around 5:40 p.m. on July 22nd, 2023, emergency crews responded to I-73/74 Southbound, near the Pineview exit, for an injured person in the roadway. One person was transported from the scene with critical injuries to a local trauma center. Investigators are on the scene now and traffic delays are expected in the area. This is a developing story. The news desk is reaching out to officials for more information and will provide an update as more information is made available.
‘Failure to Yield’ Cited as Cause of Vehicle Crash into Una Mas

‘Failure to Yield’ Cited as Cause of Vehicle Crash into Una Mas

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[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - Police say a driver failing to yield was the cause of a vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon when a pick-up crashed into the side of Una Mas restaurant in Asheboro. On April 25th, 2023, at around 6pm, Asheboro Fire/Rescue, Ash-Rand Rescue, and Randolph County EMS were called to ¡UNA MAS! Modern Taqueria-Margaritas at 1337 E Dixie Dr in Asheboro for a report of a vehicle that had crashed into the restaurant. Crews arrived to find a pickup-truck that had crashed into the rear of the building next to the Hwy 42 entrance into the Crossroads Plaza shopping center. An accident report from the Asheboro Police Department indicates that 76-year-old Betty Maness of Asheboro was driving a dark grey in color Dodge pickup and was attempti...
Driver Taken to Hospital After Crashing into Side of Verizon Store

Driver Taken to Hospital After Crashing into Side of Verizon Store

Breaking News
[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - The driver of a grey SUV was taken to the hospital this evening after crashing into the side of the Verizon store in Asheboro. Just before 7pm on April 10th, 2023, Randolph County 911 dispatched emergency crews to 1304 E Dixie Dr, in Asheboro, for a report of a vehicle crash. Callers reported a vehicle had gone down an embankment and crashed into the side of the Verizon store on E Dixie Dr. Asheboro Fire and Police, Westside Fire, Eastside Fire, Franklinville Fire, Ash-Rand Rescue, and Randolph County EMS all responded to the scene. Rescue crews had to secure the vehicle in place before they were able to extricate the driver, who was transported to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. Witnesses on scene said the driver wa...
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...
No Injuries in Afternoon House Fire in Asheboro

No Injuries in Afternoon House Fire in Asheboro

News
After getting a house fire under control, firefighters work to put out hot spots and overhaul the scene on Friday Jan 13th, 2023. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. - No one was injured after a home on Ashbrook View Ln in Asheboro caught fire early Friday afternoon. At 1:25 PM on Friday January 13th, 2023, firefighters from Ulah, Westside, and East Side Fire Departments, along with Randolph County EMS were dispatched to a home on Ashbrook View Ln in Asheboro. The first unit arrived on scene at 1:30pm and reported a working fire near the rear of the structure. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 1:55 PM but remained on scene for 3 hours performing overhaul operations. Investigators from the Randolph County Fire Marshalls Office were called to the scene to i...
Fiery Crash During Police Chase Shuts Down 64 Bypass

Fiery Crash During Police Chase Shuts Down 64 Bypass

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS) - A suspect trying to flee from police was involved in a fiery head on crash that shut down the westbound lanes of the 64 Bypass this afternoon. In an email the Randolph County Sheriff's Office says that the Criminal Apprehension Team was conducting surveillance on a wanted subject and attempted to pull them over on the Hwy 64 Bypass in Asheboro. That's when police say the suspect refused to stop and a chase ensued. In the area of the ramp for the Zoo Connector, police say the suspect left the roadway and made a U-turn and began driving the wrong direction in the west bound lane. Shortly after that the suspect crashed head on with another vehicle. That crash trapped the passenger of the suspect vehicle. Fire, EMS and Carolina Air Ca...