Sheriff's detective injured following a crash at Wood's Crossroads Road and NC Highway 242 involving a stolen vehicle responsible for four crashes and two police chases in Johnston County, North Carolina

Modified Date: 
Thu, 09/21/2023 - 6:31am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Charges Filed In Crash That Injured Johnston County Deputy

According to state troopers, a white Ford F-250 pickup traveling westbound on Wood’s Crossroads Road, failed to yield at stop sign, and was attempting to make a left turn within the intersection. The pickup collided with an unmarked Dodge Charger patrol car, traveling northbound on NC Highway 242.

Four crashes. Two police chases. One driver. Durham police searching for suspect who injured officer

As the subject attempted to flee, he struck an unmarked police vehicle causing the door of the patrol car to strike the officer’s leg. EMS responded and treated the officer on the scene for a minor injury.

Type: Car Accident