BAILEY: 1 dead in Nash Co. 3-vehicle crash - WNCN: News, Weather

1 dead in Nash Co. 3-vehicle crash

Posted: Updated:
BAILEY, N.C. -

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead following a three-car accident early Saturday morning in Nash County.

Troopers say a car driven by Edgar Sanchez, 27,was traveling east on U.S. 264 when it ran into the back of a truck around 4:48 a.m. on Saturday.

The truck then ran off the road and left the scene via N.C. 581. Meanwhile, the car overturned and the front wheel well of the vehicle caught fire.

When a FedEx truck stopped to call 911, a tractor trailer moved to pass the FedEx truck and hit the overturned car.

Troopers say the Sanchez died as a result of his injuries.

The identities of the other drivers were not made immediately available.

It is not known why the truck left the scene of the accident.

Copyright 2014 WNCN. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Raleigh woman in Israel: 'It's just instant terror'

    Raleigh woman in Israel: 'It's just instant terror'

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:26:00 GMT
    The Graham family chose to leave Raleigh and live in Israel.The Graham family chose to leave Raleigh and live in Israel.
    A Raleigh woman is witnessing violence in Israel first hand.Robin Graham was born in the triangle, but now chooses to raise her two children in war-torn Israel.
    A Raleigh woman is witnessing violence in Israel first hand.Robin Graham was born in the triangle, but now chooses to raise her two children in war-torn Israel.
  • Selma town councilor backs off baggy pants ban

    Selma town councilor backs off baggy pants ban

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:00:09 GMT
    Councilor William Overby removed the proposed baggy pants ban from consideration.Councilor William Overby removed the proposed baggy pants ban from consideration.
    A town councilor in Selma is backing off a proposal to ban baggy pants in public.
    A town councilor in Selma is backing off a proposal to ban baggy pants in public.
  • Wake schools discuss enrollment changes to fill 3 new schools

    Wake schools discuss enrollment changes to fill 3 new schools

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:55:20 GMT
    File photoFile photo
    Wake schools leaders held first discussions Tuesday concerning enrollment changes that will be necessary for the 2015-16 school year when two new high schools and an elementary school opens.
    Wake schools leaders held first discussions Tuesday concerning enrollment changes that will be necessary for the 2015-16 school year when two new high schools and an elementary school opens.
Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.