Durham Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash
Durham police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that happened Saturday morning on South Miami Blvd just south of East Cornwallis Road.
The crash occurred shortly after 7 a.m. when a northbound 2011 Chevy Malibu over corrected to the left into southbound traffic and collided head on with a 2007 Dodge Ram pickup truck. The driver of the Ram truck was transported to Duke University Medical Center with minor injuries. The driver of the Malibu and passenger were transported to Duke University Medical Center in critical condition. A third passenger in the Malibu, 19-year-old Porcia Denise McPhatter of Durham, was pronounced dead at the scene. McPhatter and the other passenger were not wearing seatbelts.
No charges have been filed. The accident remains under investigation.