Vivian McCulloh Tutterow, of Mocksville, and Hattie Smith McCulloh, of Advance, died in the crash just before 4 p.m. on Jake Alexander Boulevard when their car was rear-ended by a pickup while they were stopped on the roadway. Vivian Leona McCulloh, of Advance, Pamela McCulloh Crump, of Greensboro, were injured and taken to the hospital. All four women were related. The truck driver wasn't injured and was the sole occupant of the vehicle.
Seven people were taken to the hospital, including three children, after a two-car wreck in Middleton, Idaho Tuesday night. The accident occured around 6:00 p.m. on October 21 when Christopher Brisco, 32, of Nampa, was driving north on Duff Lane in a box truck when he did not stop at the stop sign. Austin Colton, 29, of Middleton, who was driving an SUV, collided with Brisco in the intersection of Duff Lane and Purple Sage Road. Both vehicles went into a ravine and flipped. Six people were taken by ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Ceter in Boise.
Eustacio M. Gamez, 74, of George, was airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center following a two-vehicle accident just outside of Quincy, Washington. The accident occured on Monday, October 20 when Gamez was driving north on Road 10 NW in his GMC pickup and failed to yield to an eastbound vehicle, a Mercury Mountaineer, on State Route 28, when the Mountaineer collided with the pickup. Gamez's passenger, 52-year-old Leonor Hernandez Contreras, of Quincy, was taken to Quincy Valley Medical Center.
Lawrence Phillips was riding in the backseat of a minivan that was traveling on Old State Road when the van ran head on into a log truck. Phillips was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.Two other people, driver Terri Davis, 26, and a front seat passenger, Ruby Williams, 70, were also injured. They were transported to a local medical center and the extenet of their injuries is not known. The driver of the truck, 26-year-old Tyren Washington, was not hurt.
A crash occured along Rt. 322 in Potter Township, in Centre County around 4:00 Monday. A school bus rear-ended a van which proceeded to rear-end a car. That car then struck another bus. According to fire crews, four people were taken to the hospital. There were three students on one of the school buses from the Centre Hall School District. All three students were checked out on scene and are uninjured.
Two vehicles collided head-on around 10am Sunday morning after a pick-up truck driving northbound on Hwy 267 crossed over the center line into the southbound lane and hit a minivan. Both vehicles landed on the west shoulder of Hwy 267 near McCall Bridge Rd. The driver of the truck, 18-year-old Joshua Darby, was alone in his vehicle. Joshua Jackson, 37, Jennifer Jackson, 37, and four children, ages 6, 7, 10, and 14, were in the van. Authorities say the driver of the truck was flown to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in critical condition.
One teen has died following a two-car, five-person crash that hospitalized three on Saturday afternoon in Clermont County. Two other women were hospitalized after the crash that took place in the intersection of State Route 132 and State Route 749 in Ohio Township. Austin Hill, 19, was transported from the scene to University Hospital via Air Care helicopter, but police pronounced him dead prior to arrival to the hospital. Hill was a passenger in a vehicle driven by his mother, Amy Hill, 38, who was also sent to University Hospital by Pierce Township EMS.
The northbound lanes of I-75 are shut down at this hour after an SUV pulling a motor home jack-knifed on the roadway. The accident happened around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, blocking all lanes of travel north of Bowling Green near mile marker 185. Troopers report the driver of the SUV lost control, causing the motor home to swerve and overturn. No one was hurt in the accident, and no other vehicles were involved.
A woman from Casco was arrested Friday night after striking 2 cars and a house while driving on Route 302 in Naples. One vehicle was reported being side-swiped as it was crossing the Causeway bridge. About a mile away, a second car was struck by the same vehicle in the wrong lane. The Casco woman then drove off the road and crashed into a home at the intersection of Roosevelt Trail and Songo School Road. Sheriff's deputies concluded that all of the crashes were related and caused by Barbara Thorpe. Thorpe was arrested for Operating under the Influence and Leaving the scene of a Crash.
A truck driven by David "Dave" Raber, 59, a longtime Sumter Electric Cooperative employee, rear-ended a Kia Soul driven by Channing Strong, 28, of Cookeville, Tenn. Strong and his wife, Lena Strong, 29, were seriously injured and taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center. Their 5-year-old son, Olan, was transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, where he was pronounced dead. Raber, of Howey-in-the-Hills, was treated for minor injuries and released from Leesburg Regional Medical Center. SECO Energy is doing an internal investigation. The crash happened about 3:35 p.m.