Fatal Wreck - Sockwell Road, Elon

A firefighter surveys the wreckage of a car, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Elon, N.C. The wreck on Sockwell Road left the 16-year-old driver dead and the 18-year-old passenger in critical condition.

Updated 10 p.m.

ELON — A 16-year-old male was killed in a wreck tonight.

An 18-year-old male passenger was critically injured, according to Highway Patrol.

Rescuers were called to 7116 Sockwell Road about 7:30 p.m. for a report of a wreck, according to a Guilford Metro 911 dispatcher.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger was taken to Moses Cone Hospital in critical condition, according to Guilford County EMS Director Jim Albright.


Updated 7:59 p.m.

ELON — One person tonight was killed in a wreck.

A second victim is in critical condition and being transported to Moses Cone Hospital, said Guilford County EMS Director Jim Albright.

Rescuers were called to 7116 Sockwell Road in Elon about 7:30 p.m. for a report of a wreck, according to a Guilford Metro 911 dispatcher.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

No other information was given.


Posted 7:48 p.m.

ELON — Two people tonight were injured in a wreck.

About 7:30 p.m., rescue workers were called to 7116 Sockwell Road for a report of a traffic accident, according to a Guilford Metro 911 dispatcher.

Two victims are in critical condition, according to Guilford County EMS Director Jim Albright.

No other details were available.

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