Saturday, May 28, 2022

Driver dies in Sunday morning collision

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department confirmed one driver passed away after a Sunday morning wreck on Oleander Drive.

The incident occurred at 10:30 a.m., according to officers who responded to a traffic collision at 3500 Oleander Dr. One male driver died from his injuries.

The wreck caused delays for two hours. An east bound lane of Oleander was shuttered from Independence Boulevard to Floral Parkway.

The WPD is investigating the collision.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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