Head-On Crash on Hwy 109 in Davidson County, North Carolina, Causes Two Fatalities
DAVIDSON COUNTY, NC. – According to an online news report posted at the-dispatch.com, a head-on vehicle crash that occurred in North Carolina Highway 109 in Davidson County, North Carolina, caused two fatalities. The news report states that a 19-year-old driver has been criminally charged in connection with the wreck.*
The accident happened in the evening near the intersection of Highway 109 and Old North Carolina Highway 109. North Carolina State Highway Patrol and The Dispatch report that at about 10 p.m., a 2008 Toyota (model not reported) was traveling on Highway 109 (it is not clear what direction).
Troopers say that close to the intersection with Old Highway 109, the Toyota crossed over the centerline of the highway and crashed head-on into a 2012 Volvo (model not reported) that had been traveling in the opposite direction. After the crash, the Volvo traveled off the roadway and came to a rest in the shoulder. The Toyota came to a stop in the roadway.
The Dispatch reports that a family of four from Reading, Pennsylvania, was traveling in the Volvo, and two of the family member were tragically killed in the crash. They were identified as a 48-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy. In addition, The Dispatch reports the other two family members were injured and taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where their current conditions are not known. They were identified as a 49-year-old woman and a 20-year-old woman.
The driver of the Toyota was identified as a 19-year-old man from High Point, North Carolina. The Dispatch states that he was not seriously injured and was placed under arrest on charges of death by motor vehicle and driving left of center.
It is not yet clear what caused the Toyota driver to cross over the centerline. North Carolina State Highway Patrol is still investigating.
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