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Car Accident

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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Weather blamed for accident involving deputy, wife

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Investigators say weather may be to blame for a single-car accident involving a sheriff's deputy and his wife this morning in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Area native killed in Hawaii hit-and-run

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A Cape Fear native has been killed in a hit-and-run collision in Hawaii. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports Brody Winslow died in the accident Wednesday in Hilo. Full story...
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Robbery suspect charged with murder after fatal car crash

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video A Columbus County man made his first appearance in court today to face charges of murder and other crimes after investigators say a robbery led to a deadly car crash. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says Lloyd Thomas Buffkin, 32, Sidney Cherry Rd. is charged with murder, common law robbery and assault on a government official. Full story...
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Woman goes to hospital after crash with school bus

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A woman went to the hospital today after police say a school bus hit her car. It happened around 4:30 p.m. in the 5100 block of Wrightsville Avenue. Full story...
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Bike-riding NC State student injured in crash

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A North Carolina State University student riding a bicycle was hospitalized in serious condition after he was hit by a car on the school's Raleigh campus. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Video shows SUV, police car before crash

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video Home surveillance video appears to show a car involved in a crash that killed three people speeding down a residential street with its headlights on. A homeowner on Colonial Drive gave the video to WWAY. The man, who does not want to be identified, says the video was recorded Monday night when a SUV sped down the street followed by a Wilmington Police car. Full story...
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Police identify crash victims, say none had seat belts on

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video Several families are mourning tonight after a car crash killed three people last night in Wilmington. It happened at 10:22 p.m. in the Forest Hills neighborhood. Investigators say a SUV with four people slammed into a tree. Full story...
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Man dead after car crash in Carolina Beach

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One man is dead after losing control of his vehicle Saturday afternoon in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver in fatal crash identified; deputy out of hospital

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video A New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is out of the hospital after an overnight crash that left another driver dead. LISTEN TO RADIO CALL FROM DEPUTY AFTER CRASH. Full story...
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Two dead in Pender crash

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Two people were killed when a passenger car pulled out in front of an 18-wheeler this morning in Pender County. Full story...
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Overturned pick-up on bridge slows morning commute

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Wondering why you or a coworker was late to work this morning? Blame an accident on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Full story...
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NC legislator remains critical after wreck

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State Rep. Larry Womble remains in critical but stable condition at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center following a head-on collision in Winston-Salem near his home that killed another driver. Full story...
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