Crash Involves Three Vehicles on United States Highway 64 in Asheboro, North Carolina
ASHEBORO, NC– According to an online news report at courier-tribune.com, a part of United States Highway 64 East was closed after a three-vehicle accident that occurred earlier this week.*
A part of United States Highway 64 East was closed after a multi-vehicle accident occurred earlier this week in the afternoon. Per the North Carolina Department of Transportation, they sent out a “high severity” incident alert that occurred on United States Highway 64 close to Dewey Road.
According to Randolph County EMS Chief Donovan Davis, two tractor-trailers and a passenger pick-up truck were involved in the crash.
One of the three involved in the crash was taken to a local healthcare center, non-emergency, while another refused to be treated by emergency personnel. A driver of a tractor-trailer who was involved in the accident sustained injuries and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. His injuries are deemed to be “non-critical.”
In addition to emergency personnel, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol was also dispatched to the scene of the crash. There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the local police.
Steps you can take following a North Carolina Car Accident
It is critical to be aware of what to do after an automobile accident so that you don’t worsen the problem. This applies to other vehicles and commercial trucks, should they also be involved in a crash. First, you should call 911 and remain at the scene of the accident, even if it is minor. If you leave without giving the other party or parties your information, or speaking with police, you could face legal trouble, as leaving the scene of an accident is illegal in North Carolina.
If the accident is deemed minor, move over your vehicle to a safe place. Put your automobile in park and turn the engine off. If you have them, use cones or flares to alert other drivers of your presence. Check if anyone sustained injuries. If the other party or parties did not sustain injuries, you should obtain as much information as you can, including: (1) the names and contact information of all drivers involved as well as passengers; (2) information regarding eyewitnesses such as their name and contact information; (3) the make, model and year of the other vehicle(s) involved; (4) the license plate number of the other driver(s); (5) photos of the damage to your car and other vehicles involved; (6) the insurance information of the other driver(s); (7) the location or address of where the accident occurred; and (8) the police officer’s name and badge number.
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