|Accidents & Fires
|Sheriff’s Deputy Involved
In Traffic Accident Monday
|Posted Monday December 9, 2013 8:50 PM|
Sheriff Neil Godfrey reports a Moore County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured in a traffic accident that occurred on Vass-Carthage Road near the intersection of Farmlife School Road near Carthage, North Carolina. The accident occurred at approximately 5:45 pm on Monday, December 9, 2013.
The deputy was transported to Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, North Carolina where he is currently being treated.
The single car accident is being investigated by the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
|Moore Sheriff’s Deputy Involved
In Auto Accident Friday Night
|Posted Saturday December 7, 2013 10:00 AM|
A Moore County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured in an auto accident Friday night outside of Robbins. The accident happened when a Ford Ranger pick-up truck is reported to have ran a stop sign on Hemp Street Extension at Plank Road hitting the patrol car almost head-on shortly after 9:30 PM.
The accident resulted in the Deputy being transported to the hospital in Pinehurst by ambulance. According to Sheriff Neil Godfrey the deputy was treated for his injuries and released. The Patrol Car appears to be totaled by the accident.
The driver of the Ford Ranger was reportedly not injured refusing medical care or transport. The accident is under investigation by the NC State Highway Patrol
Responding to the wreck were units with Robbins Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, the Moore County Sheriff’s Department, and the NC State Highway Patrol.
|Moped Wrecks Head-On With Tractor Trailer On NC 73 Friday Afternoon|
|Posted Friday December 6, 2013 5:30 PM|
An accident happened on NC Highway 73 Friday afternoon just before 4:00 when a moped reportedly struck a stopped UPS truck just outside of West End.
Two people were injured, with a Life Flight helicopter called to take one of the victims to a Trauma Center. One of the victims was transported to the hospital in Pinehurst by ambulance with unknown injuries.
A delay in the flight time of the helicopter required the ambulance to transport the second victim to the hospital in Pinehurst. The helicopter landed there to pick up the injured man.
NC Highway 73 was totally closed to traffic for an extended time period while the injured were assisted and the accident was investigated.
Responding to the accident were units with West End Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, the Moore County Sheriff’s Department, and the NC State Highway Patrol. The cause of the accident is under investigation and we will update readers as additional details are available.
|Car Hits Building In Downtown
|Posted Friday December 6, 2013 3:00 PM|
A car struck a building on Main Street in Aberdeen Friday Afternoon. The accident happened around 1:00 PM when the car ran into the side of the building at 108 East Main Street housing David & Company.
According to responders there were no injuries in the accident. Damage to the building was reported to be limited to the exterior of the structure.
Responding to the wreck were units from Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, and the Aberdeen Police Department.
|Motorcycle Accident Injures
One In Aberdeen Wednesday
|Posted Wednesday December 4, 2013 6:50 PM|
A single vehicle motorcycle accident sent the driver to the hospital and caused temporary road closures in Aberdeen Wednesday evening. The accident happened on West Sanders Avenue and Wilder Avenue around 5:00 PM.
The driver of the motorcycle was transported to the hospital by ambulance with injuries that were reported to be not life-threatening. Saunders Avenue and Wilder Avenue were closed for almost one hour as the injured man was assisted and the accident investigated, According to law enforcement on the scene alcohol may have been a factor in the accident this evening.
Responding to the wreck were units with Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the Aberdeen Police Department.
|Moore Man Dies In
Wake County Wreck Wednesday
|Posted Wednesday November 27, 2013 6:45 PM|
According to WRAL online a 33-year-old Moore County man died early Wednesday in a two-car wreck on U.S. Highway 1 North near Ten-Ten Road, Cary officials said.
Authorities responded to the scene, which was between Ten-Ten and Tryon roads, at about 6 AM According to investigators, Eduardo Rivas, of Cameron, died at the scene. Rivas' wife and children were in the car at the time of the wreck, but they were uninjured.
A driver in another car was taken to WakeMed as a precaution, authorities said. It wasn't clear what caused the wreck, but investigators said weather may have caused one of the two cars to hydroplane. All travel lanes were reopened at about 9:30 AM
|Aberdeen Man Dies In
Hoke County Wreck Saturday
|Posted Monday November 25, 2013 10:40 AM|
According to a story in today’s Fayetteville Observer online, a 38-year-old Aberdeen man died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident Saturday morning in Hoke County.
Timothy Harris, of John McQueen Road in Aberdeen, was reportedly traveling on S.R. 1219, about two miles northwest of Raeford, at 7:45 a.m. when he ran off the road and struck a tree, according to a dispatcher with the Highway Patrol. Available details are limited, however we are investigating the story to see what we can learn and will share with readers.
|Car Flips & Breaks Power Pole
On Sandpit Road Friday Evening
|Posted Friday November 22, 2013 9:30 PM|
A single vehicle accident broke a power pole almost in half as the vehicle reportedly flipped through the air multiple times Friday evening. The accident happened just before 7:30 PM on Sandpit Road just off of NC Highway 5.
After flipping, the vehicle landed on its wheels and the driver continued to try to drive away from the wreck scene, even though the vehicle only had three wheels left on the car by that time. The driver continued driving through a private yard causing extensive damage and into an alleyway, driving behind two other houses before the vehicle finally came to a stop.
According to witnesses the female driver than exited the vehicle and attempted to run away from the scene. An Aberdeen Police Officer pulled up to where the vehicle had come to a rest and stopped the driver from leaving the scene.
EMS was called to evaluate the 46 year old Pinehurst woman, however the driver refused their assistance. The driver was taken into custody by a State Trooper at the scene.
Sandpit Road had traffic delays in the 200 block of Sandpit Road caused by all of the emergency vehicles and the power company fixing the broken power pole.
Responding to the incident were units with Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, Pinebluff Fire Department, Moore County EMS, Aberdeen Police Department, Pinebluff Police Department, and the NC State Highway Patrol.