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Pedestrian in Critical Condition after being Struck by Vehicle on US-64 [UPDATED]

Pedestrian in Critical Condition after being Struck by Vehicle on US-64 [UPDATED]

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ARTICLE UPDATEDClick here to see the latest update [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO, N.C.- A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on US-64 at Mack Road tonight. Just before 6 p.m., Randolph County 911 dispatched Westside and Asheboro Fire Departments along with Randolph County EMS to US Hwy 64 W at Mack Rd, for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in front of the Citgo. According to officials with Randolph County EMS, one patient was reported to have sustained critical injuries and was being temporarily transported to Randolph Hospital as emergency crews awaited a helicopter. At around 6:30 p.m., UNC AirCare landed at Randolph Hospital to pick up the patient. https://youtube.com/watch?v=Qfye9ijuyQ4 The identity...
One Killed, One Sereiously Injured in Vehicle Crash that Closed Hwy 134

One Killed, One Sereiously Injured in Vehicle Crash that Closed Hwy 134

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Photo Credit - Alex Perdue ASHEBORO N.C. - Officials say a driver was killed in a vehicle crash Monday morning that closed Hwy 134 for several hours. At 11:20 a.m. on Monday, March 6th, 2023, the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on NC 134 at Center Cross Church Road. Troopers say 58-year-old Balvantbh Thakorbhai Patel, of McLeansville, N.C., was traveling west on Center Cross Church Road in a 2021 Toyota Highlander. Patel failed to stop at the intersection at NC134 and was struck by a truck-tractor, pulling a semi-trailer. Patel died on-scene. A front seat passenger in Patel’s vehicle sustained serious life-threatening injuries and was flown from the scene by AirCare to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. The driver of the tractor-trailer was unin...