Car Accident
ONLY ON 3: Doctor accused of writing prescription after car accident
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 5:04pm.

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.

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Man smashes into gas station during seizure
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 3:47pm.

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.

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One killed, two hurt in head-on collision on NC 133
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 3:43pm.

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.

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Funeral set for Bladen Co. deputy killed in crash
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 06/10/2012 - 9:30pm.

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.

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Weather blamed for accident involving deputy, wife
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 12:13pm.

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.

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Area native killed in Hawaii hit-and-run
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 9:27am.

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.

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Robbery suspect charged with murder after fatal car crash
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/23/2012 - 2:52pm.

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.

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Woman goes to hospital after crash with school bus
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 4:22pm.

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.

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Bike-riding NC State student injured in crash
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 7:35am.

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.

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FIRST ON 3: Video shows SUV, police car before crash
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 4:01pm.

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.

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