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Complete Buncombe County, NC accident reports and news.


Accidents in Buncombe County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Buncombe 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 Buncombe 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.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Buncombe 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.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential personal injury claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Fri, 12/30/2016 Pedestrian Accident Israel Wilson, 6, dies after being struck by vehicle on Highway 70 in Black Mountain, North Carolina
Mon, 10/31/2016 Car Accident Driver Ketih Daryl Cambry, 31, killed after fiery, high-speed crash on Brevard Road following I-26 chase in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Wed, 07/27/2016 Car Accident Timothy Barnett-Queen, 37, killed and two people injured in head-on crash following alleged road rage incident on New Leicester Highway in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Sat, 03/05/2016 Pedestrian Accident Richard Jared Peters, 39, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver in parking lot on Acton Circle in Asheville, North Carolina
Tue, 09/29/2015 Car Accident Justin Lavender, 32, Melissa Walker, 33, and Lincoln Lavender, 10 months, killed, and Sandra Davis, 54, injured in crash between car and tractor trailer on Interstate 40 near Asheville, North Carolina
Tue, 09/15/2015 Drunk Driving David Christopher, 61, charged with DUI, reckless driving after causing semi to drive off of I-26 and roll over in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Fri, 09/04/2015 Car Accident Tami L. Hagen dies in crash on State Highway 63 in Asheville, North Carolina
Sun, 05/24/2015 Car Accident Chasen Brown, 18, killed when her car loses control and strikes tree on I-240 in Asheville, North Carolina
Sat, 04/25/2015 Motorcycle Accident Charles Thomas Miller, 41, killed in motorcycle accident on Taft Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina
Wed, 03/04/2015 Bus Accident 1-year-old baby and Jaydrian Ledbetter, 20, and one other person injured in car-bus collision on Barnardsville Highway in Asheville, North Carolina
Sun, 02/01/2015 Car Accident Celeste Perez, 17, killed and two teens injured in car accident in Candler, North Carolina
Fri, 08/29/2014 Motorcycle Accident Popular Harley Davidson dealer Don Tilley, 78, dies in single-motorcycle accident in Buncombe County, NC; wife and passenger Robinette Tilley seriously injured
Sat, 07/12/2014 Pedestrian Accident Virginia Senechal, 66, killed in pedestrian accident on Kimberly Avenue in Asheville on July 13.
Fri, 03/21/2014 Other Type of Accident Graham Smith Shepley, 26, killed, after his moped collides with a car, driven by Dimitiry Vasil Stynka, 34, at the intersection of Patton Ave. and Mimosa Drive in Asheville, North Carolina