A Scotland County woman was hospitalized on Jan. 3 after being struck by an oncoming vehicle near Hamlet, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
Lois Paul Honeycutt, 61, Freeman Mill Road, Hamlet, was turning left off of Freeman Mill Road around 7:15 p.m. when Ruby E. Norton, 60, St. Johns Church Road, Laurel Hill, walked into the westbound lane in which Honeycutt was traveling, according to reports.
Norton was clipped by Honeycutt’s vehicle.
She was transported to FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital for treatment of her injuries.
Honeycutt’s 2008 Chevrolet received no substantial damage.
Accidents reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol include:
James Roscoe Guinn, 75, Second Avenue Aleo, Rockingham, was involved in an accident on Airport Road on Jan. 4.
Around 8:40 p.m. Guinn was traveling southeast on Airport Road when he ran off the road to the right and into a ditch.
Damage to his 1991 Lincoln was estimated at $900.
On Jan. 3, Stanley Eugene Martin, 48, Airport Road, Hamlet, struck a guy wire attached to a utility pole in the parking lot of a church off of Chalk Road in Hamlet.
Damage to his 2007 Jeep was estimated at $1,100.
Veronica Mills Siler, 46, Paynetown Road, Mount Airy, was involved in an accident on U.S. 220 near Norman when her right, rear tire blew out.
She lost control of her vehicle and ran off the road to the left and collided with the median cables dividing the highways.
No injuries were reported nor any citations given.
Her 1996 Dodge received an estimated $4,000 in damage.
A vehicle was left wrecked and abandoned on Jan. 1, according to reports.
Around 5:15 a.m. troopers discovered the vehicle on Galestown Road near Rockingham.
Reports say that the driver lost control of the vehicle, collided with a guard-rail and continued down an embankment and into a wooded area.
The driver left the scene.
The vehicle was registered to a rental car company based in Hoffman.
Damage to the guard rail and posts was estimated at $3,500. The 2005 Chevrolet received an estimated $10,000 in damages. Citations and charges are pending.
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