Sunday, October 17, 2021
Driver Killed In Crash West Of Mount Olive

Driver Killed In Crash West Of Mount Olive

Late Friday evening, Smith Chapel firefighters and Wayne County EMS Station 9 were dispatched to a single vehicle accident with a possible ejection on Waller Road near the intersection of Cashwell Hill Road.  Th emergency responders found a passenger vehicle had run off the road and flipped onto its roof in a field.  The driver was found laying on the ground a short distance away from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.  The Toyota was apparently heading east on Waller Road when it went off the road while rounding a curve and struck a ditch embankment.  The vehicle rolled several times, ejecting the driver, before coming to a rest on its roof.  The crash is being investigated by the State Highway Patrol, who were in the process of notifying the victim’s family.

 

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