A Hickory car accident that occurred on NC 127 close to the Alexander Bridge has claimed the life of one person. The North Carolina traffic crash, which happened at around 11:53 am, involved three vehicles. Another auto collision victim was taken to Catawba Valley Medical Center.
The multi-vehicle collision caused the front of a Jeep Wrangler to crumple in, while the Chevy Avalanche was left with a crushed-in hood. The trailer that the pickup truck had been hauling ended up sloped on top of a Buick sedan, whose hood was also damaged.
In other recent North Carolina traffic crash news, one woman is dead and two others were hurt in a Robeson County car collision on Sunday. The car they were ran off the road near NC 41 at around 4:07 am close to Lumberton. Authorities say that 27-year-old Orlene Robinson was driving the 2001 Mitsubishi at a speed of about 85 mph. The vehicle, which went through a bean field, struck a tree. Killed in the collision was 24-year-old Rosa Tiffany McLeod, who was riding in the front passenger seat. Robinson and another passenger, 23-year-old Lorraine Moneeek Carter, were flown to hospitals.
Also this weekend, Two East Carolina University college students were killed in a car collision. A vigil was held Monday on behalf of Victoria Carter and Briana Gather, both 20. Injured in the accident were Taylor Nichole King, 19, and Kamil Shaunay Arrington, 20. Greenville authorities say that the car they were riding went off the road and struck a tree.
On Thursday, 13-year-old Hailey Smith was killed after the driver of the car that she was riding, 16-year-old Cooper Greer, lost control of the vehicle. Two others were hospitalized.
Students Remember Kernersville Student Killed In Wreck, Digtriad, November 23, 2010
Robeson County accident leaves 1 dead, 2 injured, FayObserver, November 23, 2010
Update: Vehicle Accident claims life of Beaufort Co. 13-year-old, WNCT, November 19, 2010
One person dies in three-car wreck, Hickory Daily Record, November 23, 2010