The Chrysler contained Cynthia and Jeffrey Bassett, both 51. The couple suffered serious injuries and Jeffrey Bassett suffered a heart attack following the NC car accident. Both were rushed by emergency responders to Mission Hospital with multiple fractures and other injuries.
North Carolina Police say that Bolick was going an estimated 75 miles per hour in the 50 mph zone and that the roadway was slippery due to wet and rainy conditions. Both men were members of Blowing Rock Fire and Rescue in North Carolina.