Driver dies in 3-vehicle collision on Fayetteville’s Yadkin Road

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville police confirmed multiple vehicles were involved in a fatal traffic collision Tuesday morning in the 5500 block of Yadkin Road.


The crash occurred around 11 a.m. and involved a total of three vehicles, a 2016 Ford Mustang, a 2015 Dodge Ram, and a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu.

The driver of the Mustang, Kermit W. Newman III, 30, died in the collision.

The driver of the Dodge Ram, a 23-year-old man, was transported to Womack Army Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Facebook users: Click here to view seven photos of the crash

The driver of the Malibu only suffered minor injuries and did not require transportation to the hospital

Yadkin Road was closed between Santa Fe Drive and Pima Drive but reopened around 3 p.m.

Anyone with information regarding the traffic crash is asked to contact Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (910) 433-1807 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.


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