Fri Mar 5, 2021

Editorial: Stretch of 74-76 needs study as cars crash in rain

A vehicle splashes water on Soles Road near N.C. 130 on Thursday afternoon. Continued rains have started to flood low-lying roads in Columbus County. Photo by Rocky McPherson.

Multiple cars and trucks careening off treacherous stretches of highway and crashing into guard cables, embankments and ditches — some overturning, catching fire.

Was it Austin, Houston or Ft. Worth during the unprecedented massive snow and ice storm over the weekend?

Nope, it’s a typical occurrence whenever it rains on

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