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‘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 Dies In Accident After Concrete Truck Overturned Last Week

Driver Dies In Accident After Concrete Truck Overturned Last Week

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Emergency crews had to cut the driver of a cement truck free from the cab after the truck overturned on the entrance ramp from Salisbury Street onto I-73/74 in Asheboro on April 19th 2022. (Scott Pelkey/Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS) - A truck driver with Chandler Concrete was killed in an accident last week after his truck overturned while making a turn onto a highway entrance ramp in Asheboro. On Tuesday April 19th 2022, at around 11:30 am emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a single vehicle accident on the I-73/74 NB entrance ramp at W Salisbury St. When crews arrived they found the driver in critical condition trapped in the cab of an overturned concrete truck. First responder worked for almost 10 minutes to cut the victim free from the cab before he was trans...
Two Deputies Struck By Vehicle Outside Asheboro Donut Shop

Two Deputies Struck By Vehicle Outside Asheboro Donut Shop

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(Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS)- Two Deputies with the Randolph County Sheriff's office had to be taken to the hospital after they were both struck by a vehicle while crossing the road in Asheboro. According to Randolph County 911, at 12:31 p.m. a deputy with the Randolph County Sheriff's Office reported over the radio that her and another deputy had been struck by a vehicle in front of Glaze King Donuts on Albemarle Road. Candee Bowman was driving on Albemarle Rd getting ready to make a left on Lewallen rd when she witnessed the accident. "I came up to them crossing the road. I was stopped at the light and another driver was coming up and she was getting close to my lane and I thought she was going to hit me" said Bowman. "I heard the impact but didn't fe...
Driver Says Dog To Blame After Crashing Into House

Driver Says Dog To Blame After Crashing Into House

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A driver said her dogs were to blame after crashing into a home in Asheboro (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - A woman told police her dog was to blame after she crashed into the side of a home at the intersection of Hoover Street and Park Street Tuesday afternoon. The driver of a Jeep SUV was traveling west on Hoover Street with two dogs in the car. As she approached in the intersection of Hoover and Park Street the vehicle left the roadway on the left, went over the sidewalk, through a bush, and struck a home at the intersection of Hoover and N Park Street. The impact caused significant structural damage to the home and damaged a bed room located just above where the vehicle impacted causing the floor to partially cave in. "I though there was an earthquake,"...
Asheboro Officer Involved In Accident Responding To Call

Asheboro Officer Involved In Accident Responding To Call

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(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - Two people were taken to the hospital last night after a an Asheboro Police Officer collided with another vehicle while responding to a call. According to Mark Lineberry, Chief of the Asheboro Police Department, an officer was responding to a domestic call where there was a suspect who was possibly armed with a weapon. The officer was en-route with lights and siren when he was involved in an accident with another driver at the intersection of N Fayetteville St and W Salisbury St. The other driver's car ended up on the steps of the First United Methodist Church across the street from Walgreens and the driver had to be freed from the vehicle using hydra...