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Tragic Raleigh Wreck

On August 2nd at 8:20 pm, a catastrophe struck for the O’Neal family.  Twenty-two-year-old Tyeqauze Damar O’Neal was speeding on East Millbrook Road in North Raleigh between Tralee and Burnlee Place, driving 80mph in a 35mph zone, according to police.  Losing control of his 1994 Toyota Camry, he collided head on with a 2003 Chrysler… Read more »

Boating Accidents

Just as on the road, there are rules on the water. Excessive speed that could cause harm is prohibited just like speeding down a highway. Just like accidents happen on the road, they can happen on the water as well. What do you do if you are involved in a boating accident in North Carolina?… Read more »

Harnett County Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

  Sunday night over the Memorial Day weekend, 38-year-old David Schultz of Sanford, NC died in a hit-and-run crash after being dragged several feet by a vehicle on Ponderosa Road, just north of Highway 27 in Harnett County. Schultz was walking, intoxicated, in the middle of the road when he was hit at approximately 11:45… Read more »

The Danger of Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash injuries are normally caused by car accidents but can result from other accidents, and are usually dealt with, without legal representation. But with injuries like whiplash where it’s quite common for there to be delayed pain, retaining legal representation becomes an important step in the process toward your recovery. Whiplash is when the head… Read more »

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

In a recent study done by AT&T, it was found that nearly half of all adults admitted to texting while driving compared to 43 percent of teens. April marks the beginning of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and in an effort to spread the word we here at Hardison Wood have created an infographic (below)… Read more »

Teen Killed in Car Accident

Johnston County teen, Bryan Davis Gilmore was charged with felony death by motor vehicle, DWI and reckless driving for losing control and flipping the Ford Ranger he was driving, killing passenger William Lee Tippett shortly after 3am on February 16th. Gilmore and passenger Joseph Cole Brewer were taken to WakeMed and later released. Highway Patrol… Read more »

Cary Crackdown on Aggressive Drivers

The Town of Cary Police Department has stepped up its enforcement in an effort to combat aggressive driving on US-1 between Cary Parkway and Walnut Street. On December 19th from 10am to 3pm drivers can expect an increased officer presence along that corridor. Lt. Tracey Barker of Cary’s Traffic Safety Team stated that “This one-day… Read more »

Driving While Distracted: An Infographic

In an effort to educate young drivers about the dangers of distracted driving, Hardison Wood has created an infographic with the most important facts and statistics. In the US, a large proportion of accidents causing death or injury result from distracted drivers, and we feel this issue is important to parents and teen drivers alike…. Read more »

Crossing Guard Struck, Killed By Vehicle

A retired public works man who had been a crossing guard for 2.5 years at an Iredell County middle school was struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday. Classes had been dismissed for the day, and 59-year-old Frank Booth was hit right after 3pm. Booth was flown to a hospital but passed away while there…. Read more »

Single Car Accident Kills Teen

An accident on Friday night took the life of another young driver, though circumstances remain slightly unclear as to what happened. Cody Matthews was driving nearly 50 miles per hour over the posted speed limit of 45 when he took a curve and lost control. His rear end struck a tree, occurring a little after… Read more »

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