Two people were hurt in a three car accident on Interstate 40 East near Poole Road in Raleigh, NC. The injured were transported to a local hospital.
Two injured in car accident on highway 24 in Clinton, NC. One driver was transported to a local hospital and the other was flown to UNC Hospitals by helicopter.
Jahlen Williams, the 8-year-old boy who was struck by a car Monday morning while crossing Rock Quarry Road, died of his injuries, WakeMed Hospital officials said Wednesday.
The boy had been in critical condition since EMS medics rushed him to the hospital immediately after he was hit by a car that police estimated was traveling 34 mph and was thrown more than 40 feet.
A report from police accident investigators said Jahlen “darted into traffic” while crossing the four-lane road with his family.
Fayetteville police say a Fort Bragg soldier is dead after he was struck by a vehicle as he tried to cross a local street.
A statement from the Army post said 23-year-old Spec. Fernando Rodriguez of Brownsville, Texas, was attempting to cross Morganton Road when he was hit.
So far, no charges have been filed in Sunday's accident.
Rodriguez was a military police officer assigned to the 65th Military Police Company, 503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade. He arrived at Fort Bragg in January 2010.
A 53-year-old woman was killed when a pickup truck struck her on Tuesday night.
Denise Michelle Holliday, 53, was crossing South Saunders Street near its intersection with Carolina Pines Avenue just after 9 p.m., according to the Raleigh Police Department.
At the time of the collision, Holliday was not within a crosswalk and oncoming traffic had a green light, according to a preliminary police investigation. The vehicle was traveling at about 39 mph when it hit her, according to police.
Police charged a 20-year-old man with driving while impaired in the wake of an accident Saturday night that killed a pedestrian.
Officers also charged Darrius Cortez Gilbert of 600 Pyracantha Drive in Holly Springs with driving after consuming alcohol while under 21 years old.
Jesse Lemar Lawrence, 33, of Holly Springs was struck at N.C. Highway 55 and New Hill Road about 11 p.m. Saturday, police said.
He died early Sunday of his injuries after doctors tried to save him at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh.