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Randleman man airlifted after single vehicle crash in Level Cross

Randleman man airlifted after single vehicle crash in Level Cross

News
Photo provided by Level Cross Vol Fire Department (via Facebook) LEVEL CROSS  — A Randleman man was airlifted yesterday morning after sustaining serious injuries in a single vehicle crash in Level Cross. At around 6:17 a.m. emergency crews responded to a single vehicle accident on Providence Church Road near Oxendine Road. First responders with the Level Cross Volunteer Fire Department reported one person was pinned in the vehicle and preformed a quick extraction before transferring care to Randolph County EMS. Troopers from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to investigate the crash. According to a press release, 72-year-old Billy Ray Golden of Randleman was traveling east in a Dodge Ram truck when he crossed the center line, traveled off the roadway to th...
Teen Airlifted After Evening Crash Shutdown US 64

Teen Airlifted After Evening Crash Shutdown US 64

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ASHEBORO N.C. — A local teenager was airlifted following a crash yesterday evening that shutdown US-64, according to the Highway Patrol. Just after 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 28th, 2024, the State Highway Patrol was called to respond to a vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 64 near Loflin Pond Road.  According to a press release from the Highway Patrol, an 18-year-old driver in a 2011 Honda SUV attempted to turn left onto U.S. Highway 64 from the Dollar General PVA and collided with a 2020 Toyota Pickup. The teen driver was severely injured and was airlifted to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. The driver of the 2020 Toyota Pickup, along with an adult passenger, were transported to Randolph Health for non-life-threatening injuries. The N.C. Dept of Transportation closed both directions...
Suspect Arrested After Asheboro Hit & Run Accident

Suspect Arrested After Asheboro Hit & Run Accident

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Credit - Westside Fire & Rescue (via Facebook) ASHEBORO N.C. - A suspect has been arrested in connection with the hit and run accident last week in Asheboro that left one person with serious injuries. On Wednesday, March 13th, 2024, Troopers with the NC Highway Patrol responded to a crash on US 64 near Westbury Drive. Investigators say that a black 2017 Lexus RX 350 SUV passed a 2016 Toyota in a turning lane, resulting in a collision that sent the Toyota off the roadway to the right, striking an embankment, and a tree. The Lexus SUV fled the scene. The 38-year-old female driver of the Toyota was transported to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital for serious injuries. Following the crash, authorities asked for help from the public identifying the suspect vehicle and its drive...
Authorities Searching for Hit and Run Suspect in Deadly Collision (Updated)

Authorities Searching for Hit and Run Suspect in Deadly Collision (Updated)

Breaking News
ARTICLE UPDATEDClick here to go to the latest update https://youtu.be/3uImhTygHAs Video provided by NC SHP LIBERTY N.C. – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is asking for help searching for a suspect vehicle that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run earlier today. At 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24th, 2024, Troopers with the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on County Line Road near Oak Tree Lane north-east of the town of Liberty in Alamance County. According to a press release, Darrin Alston Swann, 19, of Liberty, N.C. was traveling south on County Line Road when a vehicle traveling north sideswiped his vehicle. Swann traveled off the roadway to the left and struck a ditch. Swann was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigator...
No Serious Injuries after Multiple Accidents Closed I-73/74 Monday Night

No Serious Injuries after Multiple Accidents Closed I-73/74 Monday Night

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Photo from Westside Fire & Rescue via Facebook ASHEBORO N.C. - No one was seriously injured after several accidents, involving more than a dozen vehicles, resulted in I-73/74 south being temporarily shut down overnight.  According to a post by Westside Fire & Rescue on Facebook, at 5:44 p.m. on Monday, November 27th, 2023, emergency crews responded to assist Highway Patrol after debris fell off of a truck on Interstate 73/74 south, near Vision Drive.  When the first units arrived, they located a four-vehicle accident in the southbound lanes of I-73/74 at Spero Rd with only minor injuries.  That accident resulted in the southbound lanes being shut down.  Westside Fire & Rescue’s unit Rescue 13, which was also responding to the initial accident...
Driver Seriously Injured in Crash that Shutdown I-73/74 Monday Night

Driver Seriously Injured in Crash that Shutdown I-73/74 Monday Night

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[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C.- A driver was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident on I-73/74 late Monday night that shutdown the interstate for nearly three hours. Just after 10:30 p.m. Asheboro Fire/Rescue Department, Randolph County EMS, Asheboro Police, and the Randolph County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer on I-73/74 northbound, near the Sunset Ave exit. The State Highway Patrol was also notified of the crash and Troopers responded to investigate. In a press release, the Highway Patrol says that Abdelaleem Mustafa Alnagar, 23, of Colfax, N.C., was stopped on the northbound shoulder of I-73/74 in a 2014 Jeep Wrangler. Alnagar attempted to mergeback onto the interstate but investigators say...
No One Injured in Crash Involving Randolph County School Bus This Morning

No One Injured in Crash Involving Randolph County School Bus This Morning

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sandsun / Adobe Stock TRINITY N.C. - Troopers with the N.C. Highway Patrol say no one was injured in a school bus crash involving a Randolph County School Bus early this morning in Trinity. According to a press release from the Highway Patrol, at 7:41 a.m. on Thursday, October 12th, 2023, Troopers responded to the report of a crash involving an elementary school bus operated by Randolph County School System at the intersection of Edgar Road at Pliney Farlow Road. Troopers say their investigation found that the driver of a Hoda Civic attempted to make a left turn from Pliney Farlow Road onto Edgar Road but failed to yield for the bus causing the vehicles to collide at the intersection. None of the twenty-two students aboard, or either of the drivers, were injured in the cras...
N.C. Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Speeding 

N.C. Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Speeding 

Traffic & Roads
(Credit: Acme News Archive) RALEIGH N.C. (NC DOT) – The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is reminding drivers to follow the speed limit as part of 'Operation Crash Reduction' from Oct. 9-15.  The annual campaign enforces safe driving during one of the deadliest months of the year for fatal vehicle crashes. Motorists may notice increased law enforcement efforts to crack down on speeding motorists and bring awareness to unsafe speeds in communities statewide next week, including radar operations and speed display signs.  “Ensuring the safety of all drivers is our highest priority,” said Mark Ezzell, director of the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program. “We are urging everyone to slow down and obey the posted roadway signs. The choices you make behind the wheel can...
Stolen Motorcycle Leads Police on Chase – Charges Catch up with Driver

Stolen Motorcycle Leads Police on Chase – Charges Catch up with Driver

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Charges are catching up with the driver of a stolen motorcycle with active warrants who fled from police late last month. In a press release the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says that on September 22nd, 2023, a deputy attempted to pull over a motorcycle on Turnpike Rd., in Archdale, but the driver failed to stop leading to a pursuit. That chase continued to the intersection of Meadowbrook Road and Kennedy Road where the Sheriff's Office says the driver slowed down and appeared to be turning right, before losing control and crashing into a ditch on Kennedy Road across from Meadowbrook Road. The driver was located at the scene of the wreck lying on the ground and the Sheriff's Office says the driver provided a false name, likely due to having outstanding warr...
Impaired Driving Campaign to Include More Law Enforcement Patrols

Impaired Driving Campaign to Include More Law Enforcement Patrols

Government, Traffic & Roads
Credit: NC DOT RALEIGH N.C. (NC DOT) – State and local law enforcement officers will be out in force over the next two weeks as part of the “Labor Day Booze It & Lose It” campaign, officials announced at a campaign launch Monday in Davidson County. Increased patrols and checkpoints will be conducted statewide starting today through Sept. 10, to keep impaired drivers off North Carolina roads. North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein helped lead Monday’s kickoff event at the Davidson County Rest Area off Interstate 85 South. “Keeping people safe has to be job one for all of us,” Stein said. “If you drink and drive, you will get caught. Protect yourself and others – never operate a motor vehicle if you’ve been drinking.” The “Booze It & Lose It” campaign aims to elimina...