Complete Wayne County, NC accident reports and news.
Accidents in Wayne County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Wayne 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 Wayne 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 Wayne 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
Reianna Jones, 15, Aaron Judd, 17, Treyvon Mitchell Allen, 21, and Roy Mozingo, 68, killed in wrong-way collision on U.S. Highway 70 Bypass near La Grange, North Carolina
Gary Allen Edenfield, 55, fatally struck by vehicle while riding bicycle on Beech Street in Goldsboro, North Carolina
Peyton Lee killed and three people injured in crash on Cricket Ridge Road in Wayne County, North Carolina
Asiajonah Hines, 14, and D’nya Johnson, 12, ejected and killed, and Nidia Johnson, 13, critically injured when they speed away from police and their car overturns near East Holly Street and North Center Street in Goldsboro, North Carolina
21-year-old man killed after hitting head against ATV while riding at Busco Beach in Wayne County, North Carolina
Donnie Morris Butts Jr., 53, dead after crashing car into parked semi-truck, ending high-speed chase on Central Heights Road in Goldsboro, North Carolina
Madison Mergl, Jett Swetland, and Ann Wray killed, several injured when vehicle struck by semi truck at N.C. Highway 55 and Indian Springs Road in Mount Olive, North Carolina
Colby Barnard, 18, and Nathan Toler, 20, killed in collision with commercial truck at NC 55 and Thunder Swamp Road in Mount Olive, North Carolina
Mayra Labra, 24, killed and Michelle Brown injured in collision on Emmaus Church Road near Dudley, North Carolina
Terrence Lowell Walker killed in hit-and-run moped collision with driver Lukumon Charles Rasaki at Slocumb Street and Olivia Lane in Goldsboro, North Carolina
Damian Chase Wooldridge, 18, killed in collision with commercial truck on N.C. 55 near Mount Olive, North Carolina