Fatal accident on Emmaus Church rd


An Early morning traffic accident happened just before sunrise Friday morning on Emmaus Church Road near the intersection of Stanley Chapel Church Road. An almost head-on collision occurred around 5:45 this morning in front of 2564 Emmaus Church Road that sent three people to the hospital and left one dead at the scene. Wayne County EMS station 8 along with Dudley and Indian Springs firefighters were dispatched to the scene of a two-vehicle accident with the possibility of entrapment. As the first unit arrived on the scene it was then upgraded to a pin-in. Firefighters from both departments worked together with there extrication tools managed to free the female driver of one of the vehicle. The driver and several other people from that vehicle were taken to the hospital. The driver of the small red vehicle died at the scene. Wayne County Sheriff deputy and North Carolina Department of Transportation closed that section of highway between Stanley Chapel Church Road and Indian Springs Road to all traffic while emergency personnel and the North Carolina Highway Patrol conduct their investigation of the accident. The road was closed for approximately three hours. The driver of the red car was a female, no name has been released yet and won’t be until further notice.


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