OAK RIDGE, N.C. (WGHP) — A driver is facing multiple charges after a crash in Oak Ridge that left two person dead and two others seriously injured, including the driver, on Friday night, according to highway patrol.
At 6:52 p.m., the State Highway Patrol responded to a crash that happened on Willard Road near N.C. Highway 150.
Jacob Stevens, 18, of Greensboro, was going south in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup. The truck flipped when Stevens went off the road to the right, hit a mailbox, overcorrected, crossed the center line and hit a utility pole, troopers say.
Jefferey Robert Jones, 19, of High Point, was a passenger in the truck and died at the scene.
Zach Porter Williamson, 19, of Greensboro, died in the hospital on Saturday.
A Kernersville 19-year-old was seriously injured along with Stevens and taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Stevens faces the following charges:
- misdemeanor death by motor vehicle
- driving while impaired
- provisional driving while impaired
- underage consumption
- reckless driving