08-05-09
Buffalo Shoals Rd, Statesville, NC
Vehicle Head-on & Rollover

The accident occurred due to a trailer that was fishtailing back and forth across the roadway.  The pickup up hit the trailer on the tongue and then crossed across the roadway in to a ditch where it rolled on it's top.  The passengers in the truck were able to crawl out and had did not have to be extricated.  The patients had injuries but not life threatening.  Units from Troutman Fire & Rescue, Iredell County EMS and NC State Patrol responded. 


Coming on the scene.


Vehicle overturned - patient being worked on by paramedics


Units that responded in the background.


Heavy damage to the vehicle.


Front end of vehicle destroyed.


Patients were loaded in ambulance.


Scrap metal from trailer was all over the area.


Trailer with both wheels missing on this side.


Impact point on the trailer.



View from rear of trailer.


Picture from impact point.


Wheel showing impact point.


Vehicle being pulled over to upright position.


Driver side shows the most damage.


Closer view of damage.


View out the windshield.


Mark working the wrecker.


Front wheel was broken and pushed into running board.

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