North Memorial Drive Reopens After Crash

Part of a major street in Greenville was shut down because of a traffic accident.

Police shut down traffic coming into Greenville on North Memorial Drive at Highway 33. The accident is at Easy Street & Memorial Drive where a sports utility vehicle flipped on its side.

The highway has since reopened to traffic.

Greenville police say one person was injured in the crash with non-life threatening injuries.

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  • by to andie on Oct 29, 2009 at 08:36 AM
    this area and used to live did bring up north and south. the reason there arent these kind of accidents happening near nyc is more people are using public transportation there. spew this crap to someone who doesnt know what your talking about. Go back north, maybe you'll be safer.....NOT
  • by Andie Location: greenville on Oct 28, 2009 at 09:20 PM
    To "me"--I wasn't making this a north-south thing. I didn't say these kinds of accidents don't happen up north. I said that they didn't happen near NYC (despite the massive amount of traffic there). The problem is how people drive in country areas on narrow roads (in the country in NJ, as you point out, as well as in the country in NC and in country areas all around the US)-- people need to slow down and pay very careful attention because a mistake is much more likely to be fatal than in other kinds of driving situations.
  • by Disgusted Location: NC on Oct 28, 2009 at 08:26 PM
    Andie, I think U need a reality check. The most horrible and rudest drivers I have EVER seen R in NJ and NY. Been there many times over many years. Evidently U were one of the ones driving with your eyes closed or sped off from an accident U caused. Like I've said before, LUV the SOUTH or take a hike, up NORTH preferably!
  • by TarHeel Location: Ayden on Oct 28, 2009 at 08:26 PM
    It's that new Wal Mart and the crime that's causing all these accidents in Greenville.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 28, 2009 at 02:33 PM
    Melissa, I concur. It is very annoying having small pictures.
  • by Melissa Location: Washington on Oct 28, 2009 at 12:58 PM
    I am so tired of the way you post the pictures! Please figure out how to make the pictures "clickable" so they can be enlarged!!! Thank you and I hope everyone is okay!
  • by me on Oct 28, 2009 at 12:51 PM
    are you seriously saying this doesnt happen up north? i used to live in the county in nj, worse accidents happen than this, and not from cell phones but rudeness. go back if you dont like it here, you give the rest of us a bad name.
  • by To Andie on Oct 28, 2009 at 12:14 PM
    Get out of the way baby, cause I'll leave you in my dust going 65 on them dirt roads.
  • by Andie Location: greenville on Oct 28, 2009 at 10:26 AM
    What is wrong with people?! I can't believe how many serious accidents happen in this area. I used to live outside NY City and it was nowhere near as dangerous to drive there! PAY ATTENTION WHEN YOU DRIVE AND SLOW DOWN, if not for your own benefit then for the benefit of people whose lives you might otherwise take. And to local law makers: drop speed limits, especially on 2-lane country roads. 55 MPH is too fast.

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