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Car Accident

FIRST ON 3: Highway Patrol investigates car flipped in yard

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video Highway Patrol is on the scene of a car flipped on its side in the front yard of a New Hanover County home after being hit by another car. Full story...
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Man hit and killed by driver passing school bus

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video A man was hit and killed on Cedar Hill Road in Brunswick County this morning. Highway Patrol says a truck passed a school bus in a passing zone around 6 a.m. and hit 61-year-old Samuel Howard Peterson who was walking in the road. Full story...
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Roll-over accident at Shipyard and 17th

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video Around 6:15 p.m., Wilmington Police responded to a report of an accident at the corner of Shipyard Blvd. and 17th Street. One of the vehicles involved flipped over. Full story...
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UPDATE: Highway Patrol says unlicensed teen was driving in fatal crash

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video Published reports say two people are dead after a car accident in Bladen County. Highway Patrol says the accident happened on Twisted Hickory Road between Bladenboro and Elizabethtown. Full story...
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Sisters killed in crash not wearing seat belts

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video The lives of two Columbus County families drastically changed Saturday night, but what could have been done differently to prevent the death of two children? Full story...
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One hurt in accident involving trooper

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video A Highway Patrol trooper was involved in a crash with another car this afternoon in New Hanover County. It happened on North College Road near Blue Clay Road. Full story...
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No injuries in early morning school bus accident

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says a bus headed to Holly Shelter Middle School was involved in a minor accident this morning on Castle Hayne Road and Brentwood Drive. Full story...
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Driver charged with DWI after car hits house, sparks fire

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videoCrews are on the scene of a house fire in Wilmington that was apparently sparked when a car hit the home. New Hanover County Dispatch says it happened in the 200 block of Kenwood Avenue. Full story...
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UPDATE: Passenger charged in fatal Pender Co. crash still in hospital

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According to Pender County District Attorney Ben David, the passenger charged in the fatal car crash last week is still in New Hanover Regional Medical Center, receiving reconstructive surgery. Following the crash that killed 27-year-old Jennie Moore, Lance Powers, 26, was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. Full story...
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UPDATE: Highway Patrol identifies bicyclist killed in wreck on NC 179

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Highway Patrol has identified the person killed while riding a bicycle on NC 179 this afternoon. Troopers say the victim is Timothy Leonard, 57, of Shallotte. Full story...
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Officer injured in early morning accident

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A Wilmington police officer was injured early Saturday morning after being rear ended by a drunk driver. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Doctor accused of writing prescription after car accident

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video It was a car accident that left two people in pain. But instead of an accident report and insurance info, the victims say they wound up with a prescription for percocet from the driver who hit them. Full story...
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Man smashes into gas station during seizure

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The Kangaroo gas station on South 17th Street was back open this afternoon after a vehicle crashed into the building over the weekend. It happened around 8 p.m. Saturday. Full story...
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One killed, two hurt in head-on collision on NC 133

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One person is dead and two others hurt after an accident on NC 133 south of Leland this morning. Highway Patrol says Sheila Crocker Sorrentino of Southport died at the scene. Full story...
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Funeral set for Bladen Co. deputy killed in crash

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A Bladen County Sheriff's deputy is dead after a car crash while responding to a call. The Sheriff's Office says just before 11 p.m. Friday, Dep. Dewayne Charles Hester, 39, died while responding to an in-progress assault with a deadly weapon incident in his marked patrol car. Full story...
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