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Thursday, June 21, 2018

A Grimesland man was left with suspected serious injuries after he ran off the road to the right, struck a ditch and overturned on Ivy Road on June 11, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Pitt County by the State Highway Patrol.

Raymond Jasper Hoggard III, of Grimesland, was traveling south on Ivy Road near Greenville at 2:37 p.m. when the wreck occurred. Hoggard’s vehicle eventually came to rest on its wheels after hitting the ditch and overturning.

Hoggard was estimated to have been traveling at 60 mph at the time of impact. The speed limit is 55 for that section of the road. 

Hoggard was transported by Eastern Pines EMS to Vidant Medical Center with suspected serious injuries, according to the crash report. 

Hoggard’s 2002 Ford pickup truck incurred $8,500 in estimated damages, the report showed. 

He was charged with failure to wear seat belt and failure to maintain lane control. 

The wreck is among 12 that the State Highway Patrol investigated recently in Pitt County, according to reports available between June 11 and Monday. Wrecks involving deer and other animals are not included.

June 11 11:06 a.m. U.S. 264

Disregarded traffic signals

Two One
June 11 11:38 a.m. N.C. 121 Exceed safe speed One One
June 11 1:15 p.m. U.S. 264 Exceed safe speed Two One
June 12 5:02 p.m. Forlines Road Overcorrected/oversteered One None
June 13 2:40 p.m. Bell Arthur Road Disregarded road markings One One
June 13 2:24 a.m. Porter Town Road Inattention One One
June 14 9:38 a.m. U.S. 264 Disregarded stop sign One None
June 14 10:33 a.m. N.C. 903 Lane control One None
June 14 3:21 p.m. U.S. 264 Defective equipment One One
June 14 7:00 p.m. N.C. 43 Failed to yield right of way Two None
June 17 3:52 p.m Black Jack Simpson Road Exceed safe speed One None

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