Tag Archives | NC Highway Patrol

A passenger vehicle collided with a tractor trailer in a Statesville accident Tuesday morning, according to the Highway Patrol - Picture courtesy of the Statesville Professional Fire Fighter's Association

Car, tractor trailer collide in Statesville I-77 accident

An I-77 southbound accident caused delays in Statesville this morning. That happened at the East Broad Street exit. Trooper Barnes with the Highway Patrol says a passenger vehicle lost control entering the interstate and struck a tractor trailer. The semi lost control and suffered a fuel spill. There were no major injuries. The driver of […]

Read full story Comments are closed
WSIC File Photo

Highway Patrol: 12-year-old hit and killed walking on I-77

The NC Highway Patrol says a 12-year-old left a Statesville hotel early Sunday before being hit and killed while walking in the northbound travel lanes of I-77. Sergeant Fortner says video surveillance from Statesville’s Morland Drive Best Western showed the boy searching for unlocked vehicles in the parking lot early Sunday morning. According to the […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Cortez Rogers - Picture courtesy of the Office of District Attorney David Learner

Man sentenced for Catawba chase that topped 125 MPH

PRESS RELEASE Cortez Lamar Rogers, 35, was given an active prison sentence of five years after pleading guilty to fleeing to elude arrest and admitting status as a habitual felon during Catawba County Superior Court on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The Honorable Forrest D. Bridges, Superior Court Judge from Cleveland County, imposed an active prison […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Charles O'Neil - Picture courtesy of the Office of District Attorney David Learner

Morganton man who crashed trying to pass Trooper sentenced

PRESS RELEASE Charles Edward O’Neil, 46, of Morganton, was given an active prison term of three to five years for fleeing to elude arrest and admission of his habitual felon status. O’Neil entered the guilty plea during Burke County Superior Court on Thursday, July 20, 2017. He was sentenced to serve his prison term in […]

Read full story Comments are closed
WSIC File Photo

HP: 8-year-old dies from injuries suffered in Statesville accident

An eight year old has died from injuries suffered in a Highway 70 accident last week. WSIC news partner Fox 46 reports that a car was struck by a tractor trailer while making an illegal u-turn at Third Creek Road.  According to the Highway Patrol, a Daniel Bowlin was driving and none of the car’s […]

Read full story Comments are closed
WSIC File Photo

Seven charged in Catawba County street racing investigation

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – On Sunday, July 16 at approximately 4:20 p.m., the State Highway Patrol received notification from multiple motorists of a group of sports cars impeding traffic, traveling at a high rate of speed and running other vehicles off the roadway on US 321 in Catawba County. Troopers responded to the area, stopping […]

Read full story Comments are closed
WSIC File Photo

Pedestrian killed in southern Iredell accident

A pedestrian is dead following an accident in southern Iredell last night. WSIC News Partner Fox 46 reports the incident happened around 9:30 at the intersection of Mecklynn Road and Cove Way. The Mount Mourne Volunteer Fire Department and Iredell County EMS reported arriving on scene to find a single vehicle accident with a pedestrian […]

Read full story Comments are closed
The accident diagram for a fatal Iredell County hit-and-run - Source: NCDPS

Victim identified in fatal Iredell hit-and-run

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT We’ve learned the name of the person killed in this month’s fatal Iredell County I-40 hit-and-run. The accident report identifies that person as Sarah Bell of New Bern, placing her as the passenger of a bike operated by Warren Sumrell. Ronald Gibson of Angier, North Carolina is accused by the NC Highway […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Davidson Hollister - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s Office: Dispute over female led to hit-and-run, 2nd degree murder charge

UPDATE The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in this case as Clinton D. Whitley. PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell said: on June 3rd, 2017 Deputies responded to the area of Brook Glen Drive, Mooresville NC after a report was received of a man being struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival a 32 […]

Read full story Comments are closed
2015-05-26Developing

One person dead following Iredell hit-and-run

One person is dead following a hit-and-run on I-40 Thursday afternoon. This happened on the westbound side near mile marker 158 not far from the Cool Springs exit. Citing witness reports, the Highway Patrol says a white Toyota Sienna pulling an aluminum trailer, possibly a U-Haul, came into the lane of a motorcycle where the two […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Website Design by McBryde Web Site Design          
For technical issues e-mail webmaster@mcbryde.com