Ashe County wreck report


By Nathan Ham - [email protected]



ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents between July 31 and Aug. 6 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.

July 31

1:30 a.m.

Fleetwood

An animal collision happened on Highway 221 near Idlewild Road in Fleetwood. According to the narrative, Keegan Hod Hufham of Boone was traveling south when the vehicle struck a deer in the roadway.

Hufham was uninjured.

The 2007 Volkswagen involved had about $4,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

11:51 p.m.

Laurel Springs

An animal collision happened on Highway 88 year Roe Hunt Road in Laurel Springs. According to the narrative, Jessica Hope Shumate of Laurel Springs was traveling east when the vehicle struck a deer that ran into the road.

Shumate was uninjured.

The 2011 Subaru had about $1,200 in damages but was considered drivable.

Aug. 1

7:48 p.m.

West Jefferson

A two-vehicle accident happened on Boggs Road near Highway 163 about three miles from West Jefferson. According to the narrative, Alexis Gerardo Ramos-Rosales of West Jefferson was traveling west when the vehicle crossed the center line and struck a vehicle head on, driven by Jessica Dawn Bramlett of Pollocksville, N.C.

Both drivers refused medical transport.

Ramos-Rosales’ 2001 Mitsubishi had an estimated $3,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Bramlett’s 1999 GMC had an estimated $7,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Ramos-Rosales was cited for driving left of center.

Aug. 3

8:36 a.m.

West Jefferson

A single-vehicle accident happened on Highway 163 near Idlewild Road about nine miles from West Jefferson. According to the narrative, Breanna Renee Jackson of Dana, North Carolina was traveling east when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, causing Jackson to over-correct, bringing the car back across the center line and off the road to the left into an embankment.

Jackson was uninjured.

The 2004 Saturn involved had approximately $4,000 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Jackson was cited for a lane control violation

3:11 p.m.

Creston

A single-vehicle accident happened on Sutherland Road near Creston. According to the narrative, Jacob Grant Stansberry of Boone was traveling north when he lost control of the vehicle in a curve and ran off the right side of the road. The vehicle struck the end of a guardrail and a sign before overturning and coming to a rest on the shoulder of the road.

Stansberry refused medical transport.

The 1998 Dodge had an estimated $6,500 in damages and was not considered drivable.

The sign and guardrail had an estimated $3,000 in damages.

Stansberry was cited for exceeding safe speeds.

Aug. 4

8:22 a.m.

Fleetwood

A single-vehicle accident happened on Cranberry Springs Road near Highway 221 and the Watauga County line. According to the narrative, Ciara Danielle Rash of Jefferson was traveling north, too fast for the wet roadway. The vehicle crossed the center line and ran off the road to the left, striking a tree.

Rash was uninjured.

The 2006 Pontiac involved had about $3,500 in damages but was considered drivable.

Rash was cited for a lane control violation, driving unsafe speeds and driving with unsafe tires.

Aug. 5

9:49 a.m.

Warrensville

A two-vehicle accident happened on Highway 88 at the intersection of Highway 194. According to the narrative, Lena Adams Finley of Lansing was attempting to make a left turn onto Highway 88 when her vehicle struck a vehicle driven by Danny Lynn Houser of Mountain City.

Both drivers were uninjured.

Finley’s 2003 Saturn had about $3,000 in damages but was considered drivable.

Houser’s 2016 Subaru had about $7,500 in damages but was considered drivable.

Finley was cited for failure to yield.

Aug. 6

8:47 p.m.

Jefferson

A single-vehicle accident happened on Highway 88 about six miles from Jefferson. According to the narrative, Kevin George Banonis of Lansing was traveling east when the vehicle ran off the road to the right and struck an embankment. Banonis left the scene and reported the accident the following day.

Banonis was uninjured.

The 2001 Jeep involved had about $200 in damages and was not considered drivable.

Banonis was cited for failure to maintain lane of travel.

9:11 p.m.

Lansing

An animal collision happened on Highway 194 about two miles from Lansing. According to the narrative, Angela Veronica Gift of Warrensville was traveling north when the vehicle struck a deer in the road.

Gift was uninjured.

The 2014 Toyota involved had about $2,000 in damages but was considered drivable.

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By Nathan Ham

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