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A Powellsville man was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer hauling lumber while driving on the evening of Tuesday, July 7. According to Chief David Powell of the Powellsville Volunteer Fire Department and Sergeant A. L. Bowen of the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. that evening when a… Read More »
The North Carolina Highway Patrol has launched an investigation into an accident that occurred Sunday, July 19 on Interstate 85. Investigators are trying to determine whether alcohol was involved in a wrong-way, head-on collision that killed three people, one of whom was a six-year-old child. According to police, the driver of a Jeep was heading… Read More »
A 57-year-old Fayetteville man was fatally injured when his moped came into contact with a service truck. Investigators reported that the accident occurred after the moped driver crashed his vehicle into a service truck while it was stopped in traffic. The driver of the truck was not injured. As transportation by mopeds and scooters become… Read More »
A mother and her daughter died from injuries they suffered in a recent auto accident near Oxford, North Carolina. The tractor-trailer driver responsible for the accident was eventually charged with a stop light violation and misdemeanor death by vehicle in connection with the crash. According to information from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the… Read More »
Differences of opinion abound on the fairness of so-called “dram shop” laws, under which an establishment that knowingly serves alcohol to an intoxicated patron can be held liable if the drunken patron then causes injury to another. Those who believe society should promote individual responsibility say the drunken person alone should be held liable for… Read More »
We have all heard about the epidemic of auto accidents caused by driving while texting. But texting technology has only been around for a few years. What did people do, before everyone became glued to their cell phones, to keep their eyes off the road? The myriad things we do while driving — other than,… Read More »