After running a red light and driving through a Durham, North Carolina intersection, the 18-year-old driver of a passenger car lost control and veered into the side of a van. The collision knocked the van on its side, while the car struck two more vehicles before coming to a stop.
A Dec. 19 accident involving a drunk driver left one person dead and another hospitalized. The accused motorist, a 46-year-old man, is facing various charges in connection to the incident. He was scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 22.
North Carolina State Patrol troopers reported that a head-on collision that occurred on Dec. 4 resulted in the death of a 51-year-old Albemarle woman. According to reports, the accident occurred on Route 52 around 7:00 p.m. south of Salisbury.
According to authorities with the North Carolina Highway Patrol, a car-moped crash that occurred near Monroe on Dec. 4 killed a 50-year-old Marshville woman. The accident occurred around 1 a.m. on U.S. 601 near its intersection with Macedonia Road.
In High Point, two people were killed and two others were injured when an SUV drove the wrong way on West Wendover Avenue at the Penny Road intersection. Allegedly, the SUV initiated a five-vehicle wreck. The event happened shortly after 9 a.m. on Nov. 29.
A 54-year-old sergeant from the Union County Sheriff's Office was killed when a tractor-trailer overturned onto his cruiser on Nov. 19. He is the first deputy to die in the line of duty in the county's history.
Two people died and two others were injured as a result of a hit-and-run crash that occurred in Raleigh on Nov. 1. According to reports, the accident happened around 12:30 a.m. in the intersection of New Bern Avenue and Trawick Road.
A 25-year-old Bolivia man traveling in a 1992 Lincoln allegedly caused a head-on collision with a 2009 Mercury on Oct. 23, killing a 62-year-old driver. The fatal accident occurred at around 3:40 p.m. near Collins Drive on Highway 72. According to Highway Patrol, the man was driving 75 mph in an eastbound lane when his car traveled across the center line and struck the Lumberton woman's vehicle.
Two men in North Carolina were killed on Oct. 13 when they were involved in a crash caused by a vehicle driving the wrong way. The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Interstate 26 in Henderson County. Investigators say a 91-year-old man was driving a pickup truck westbound on the east side of the roadway when it collided head-on with a second vehicle. Both drivers were killed from the impact of the collision.
According to police, a 21-year-old driver failed to stop at a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle at an intersection in Greensboro on Oct. 4. The impact reportedly caused the vehicle that was hit to roll over onto its roof.