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Complete Surry County, NC accident reports and news.
Accidents in Surry County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Surry County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Surry County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
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After a Surry County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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Most recent accident reports
At about 11:00am, a car that was on the ramp from westbound I-74 to northbound I-77 attempted to make a u-turn and was struck by a semi truck, which was then struck by a second semi truck.
On Highway 268 around 3:15 p.m.
A 19-year-old man was killed Wednesday in a motorcycle crash in Surry County.
Authorities said the crash happened at Highway 601 and West Mount Herman Church Road about 6:40 p.m.
A crash involving two tractor-trailers Wednesday morning shut down Interstate 77 south in Surrey County, near the weigh station.
It happened just before 6 a.m. near mile marker 102. At 8 a.m., one of the lanes had reopened. | Mobile users, tap here for photos from the scene.
A man working with a tractor on a farm near Elkin was killed Friday when it flipped over on him, according to an emergency official.
The victim was identified as William Masten Brendle, 67, of Jacksonville, Fla.