Bladen County Man Killed in Robeson
37 year old Manuel Sanchez Perez
of Elizabethtown was killed and 4 others were
injured in a single car accident east of
Lumberton on NC 41 shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday.
Perez was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 25
year old Anabell Arroyo. Three children, ages
3,5 and 6 were injured. Arroyo was airlifted to
New Hanover Hospital in critical condition.
The children were taken to Southeastern Medical
Center in Lumberton. Their condition were
listed as non life threatening. Perez was
pronounced dead at Southeastern.
The accident occurred near Sibley Road and NC 41
when the car appeared to drift off the right
side of the road and overturned. Perez was not
wearing a seat belt. The investigating officer
said Arroyo was wearing a seat belt.
Perez's address was Pine Tree
Lane Elizabethtown. Pine Tree Lane is located
off Owen Hill Road in Bladen County.