FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A fiery crash killed a young man and shut down a road for hours in Fayetteville Saturday night, police said.
The incident was reported at 7:46 p.m. along Cliffdale Road between Regency Drive and Bunce Road, according to a news release from Fayetteville police.
The wreck happened as a Chevrolet Impala was traveling outbound on Cliffdale Road and went left of center into oncoming traffic, police said.
The Chevrolet collided with a Cadillac SRX that was traveling inbound on Cliffdale Road, the news release said.
“The Chevrolet Impala caught fire upon collision and the driver was pronounced deceased on scene,” police said in the news release.
Police later identified the man who died as Damian Leonard Miller Jr., 22, of Fayetteville.
Two occupants of the Cadillac SRX were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
Cliffdale Road was closed between Regency Drive and Bunce Road, but reopened late Saturday, police said.