Friday, January 14, 2022

Tag Archives: Wake EMS

Head-On Collision on New Light Road. Stony Hill FD & Wake EMS.

On Sunday afternoon two cars came to an abrupt stop in Wake Forest on New Light Road right near Rolling View Drive. While occupants of the vehicles appeared shaken, they were insufficiently stirred, it appeared, to be transported to the hospital. It truly is amazing how modern vehicles protect occupants. Stoney Hill Fire Department Engine 392 was on the scene …

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Nasty Collision on Galaxy Drive Sends Two to Hospital

At about 12:30 PM on Monday witnesses reported a driver driving on Dr. Calvin Jones Highway missed a red light while driving a Lincoln Town Car and unfortunately collided almost dead-on the passenger door of a car turning left onto Galaxy Drive. I do not believe there was a passenger in the car that was struck. Both drivers were transported …

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Sunday North White Street House Fire in Wake Forest

Just about noon on Sunday a very kind and observant neighbor who lives behind 600 N. White Street noticed flames or heavy smoke coming out the top of the back door to the house. She called 9-1-1 and started the Wake Forest Fire Department, Wake Forest Police, and related Wake EMS and Eastern Wake EMS units. People on the scene …

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Tragic Thursday Night Capital Blvd Motorcycle Accident

On Thursday evening a little after 9 PM the call went out for Wake Forest first responders to assist a motorcyclist in trouble on Capital Boulevard in front of the Verizon store near Lowe’s Home Improvement. It was not immediately clear if the incident was the result of an accident with another vehicle. While I hope and pray the motorcycle …

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Minivan Unlucky at Shopping Center

On Thursday evening some cars decided to setup a brain twister for Wake Forest Police Department, Wake Forest Fire Department, and Wake EMS to figure out. The accident occurred at Durham Road and Cloverleaf Drive. To be honest I never knew that was the name of the road. I’m not sure if anyone was injured. If they were, please accept …

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Capital Boulevard Accident Snarls Commute Home

This afternoon before 6 PM three cars became tangled on Capital Blvd. The Wake Forest Police Department hand the scene handled. The Wake Forest Fire Department was called out along with Wake EMS to tend to one of the drivers who complained of back pain. Judging by the windshield on one of the cars involved I’m not surprised someone wasn’t …

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Rollover Accident in Hard Rain on Ligon Mill Road

At about 2:30 PM today, another nasty accident happened on Ligon Mill Road in some driving hard rain. It is unclear exactly what caused the accident but the outcome was one car rolled over and landed in the yard and driveway of a home near the intersection of Ligon Mill Road and Locust Tree Lane. One elderly occupant of the …

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Tragic Shooting Death in Wake Forest

UPDATE: Be sure to see bottom of story for new information. On an otherwise calm and uneventful Saturday evening the peace was broken with a call for first responders for a shooting which resulted in the death of a man on the front porch of a house at Lake Forest Drive and Jordan Lane. This tragic story reinforces why I …

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Blessed Driver Misses the Worst of It on Dr. Calvin Jones

At about twenty after noon today while cars were turning left from Heritage Lake Road onto Dr. Calvin Jones (98) witnesses said the driver of the lighter colored Toyota Camry was traveling into Wake Forest on Dr. Calvin Jones and allegedly ran the red light and struck another car. The driver of the red Kia told me she felt “blessed.” …

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Shooters Cause Paramedics and Police to Blend for Victim Survival

This past week in brutal heat and an empty unairconditioned downtown office building, the Raleigh Police Department and Wake EMS were spending valuable time both sweating and learning new skills that may benefit you. The talented Raleigh Police Department didn’t need to practice on how to deal with a shooter who kills people. It’s something they’ve trained for and are …

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