Last week, a driver hit a pedestrian in a Wal-Mart Parking lot in Franklin. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on Thursday afternoon at about 4:30 p.m. The victim, a 68-year-old woman, was struck by a pickup truck that was traveling through the parking lot at about 10 miles per hour. The driver said the sun was in his eyes at the time of the collision.
Last week, there was an injury crash on Interstate 26 in Asheville. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened in the early morning hours in the westbound lanes near the I-40 and I-240 interchange. For currently unknown reasons, a driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed through a guardrail. That driver was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries including a broken nose and a broken back. Additionally, a second driver was unable to avoid the wreckage and struck some of the debris in the roadway.
Last week, there was a crash on Haywood Road in the West Asheville area. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened in front of a Citi-Stop convenience store. Although very few details have been released about this crash, we do know that a vehicle struck a power pole beside the roadway.