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Saturday, January 18, 2014
For the second Sunday night in a row, an Amtrak train on the way to Charlotte was delayed because of an accident. On Sunday night a train collided with a car outside Greensboro. Investigators say the driver of the car tried to go between the crossing signs lowered arms. The two people in the car got out before the train hit. Last Sunday, a different train was delayed twice after running over two people, one in Durham, and another in Greensboro.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Police in Salisbury are investigating after pregnant woman was involved in a head-on crash that killed her unborn child. According to the Salisbury Police Department, officers were called to a crash along the 300 block of South Main Street near the intersection of West Horah St. around noon on Friday. Officers say a 2011 Chevrolet car and 2002 Ford pickup truck had struck head on. Witnesses told police that the driver of the Chevrolet, a pregnant woman, was driving left of center for about a block before the crash.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Police say a drunk driver crashed her Ford Explorer into a city owned building on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue early on Friday morning. Anne Star Blomley is the suspect in the case and was being booked at the police department this morning. Police say Blomley drove her Explorer right through the front door and wall of the city's small Cone Rec Center building at the intersection of MLK Avenue and Ryan Street just after 7:00 am, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A woman was killed in a car accident on the interstate Thursday evening, according to Charlotte firefighters.

The accident happened shortly before 9 p.m. on southbound I-77 near the North and South Carolina state line.

State Troopers stated that a woman was driving northbound on I-77 when she collided with a tractor trailer. Her vehicle flipped and came to rest on the southbound side of the interstate.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Emergency officials are on the scene of a fatal accident in Union County, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

The accident happened just before 4 p.m. on Monroe-Ansonville Road near the intersection of Trull Hinson Road, just north of the town of Wingate.

Officials confirmed that at least one person was killed in the wreck.

Two vehicles, a white pickup truck and a silver four-door car, could be seen with heavy front-end damage just off the road.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

A teen driver is being charged in connection to a Monday accident that left a 14-year-old girl dead, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

The incident happened just after 2:30 p.m. on the 4500 block of Camp Stewart Road in east Charlotte.

Police say that 18-year-old Dayron Warren was driving a 1994 Honda Passport when he went into a curve and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle then slid sideways and flipped several times.

Warren, as well as a 14-year-old girl who officials say was in the front passenger seat, were both ejected from the SUV.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Police in Charlotte say a man has been charged after a woman riding in his vehicle was killed in a crash with a tractor trailer early Monday morning.

According to police, Adoma Connor's 1988 Lincoln Town Car was involved in a wreck along the 3900 block of N. Graham Street on Monday morning.

Connor told police that his car " shuttered" and he applied the brakes. That's when he says the car suddenly turned to the left and stopped across both southbound lanes of North Graham.

Connor told officers that he was unable to move the car due to a bad shift linkage.

Saturday, January 4, 2014

One person was killed in a car accident on I-77 Sunday night, according to a release from the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

The wreck happened on I-77 northbound near the 28-mile marker, just south of Catawba Avenue.

Witnesses told officials that a 2007 Buick Lucerne was driving at a high rate of speed when the driver attempted to pass another vehicle on the left shoulder. The vehicle then lost control, came back onto the interstate and struck the guardrail on the right side of the interstate before becoming airborne and went down an embankment.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

An honor guard from Fort Bragg en route to Charlotte Friday morning was involved in a major crash near Laurinburg, the Highway Patrol confirmed Friday afternoon.

According to a Highway Patrol spokesman John, two were air-lifted to Chapel Hill in critical condition and the other eight were taken to Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg.

Three of those kept in Laurinburg were in critical but stable condition and one was in serious but stable condition.

Monday, December 30, 2013
Firefighters in Charlotte have cleared a vehicle crash that all but closed access to Interstate 77 southbound from Interstate 85 southbound Tuesday morning. The incident was reported at 6:59 a.m. at milemarker 38. That's the ramp from I-85 to I-77 southbound. The left lane of the ramp is closed. The accident was cleared from the roadway by 8 a.m., according to NCDOT. Medic transported one patient with potentially life threatening injuries.