In the month of January, Winston-Salem residents have seen multiple collisions occur. Although some wrecks were minor, others resulted in serious injuries or death. In order to help reduce future collisions, our attorneys believe the community should be fully aware of the type of collisions happening within the city. Below is a vehicle accident report that shares some of the wrecks that happened in January, 2019.
At Lewis & Keller, we understand the challenges injured victims may face when seeking to file an accident claim. If you or a loved one were injured in a car wreck, our Winston-Salem car accident lawyers can analyze the various aspects of your case and determine whether you are eligible for compensation.
Accident Left Four People Injured
An accident on Poplar and Fifth Street involved two-vehicles, a Chevy pick-up, and a Cadillac Sedan, which was found on its side. The crash left four people injured and is currently under investigation.
61-Year-Old Woman Killed by Two Vehicles
Gail Elaine Butler was hit by two vehicles when she was crossing Reynolda Road. A 2016 Hyundai struck Butler first and then she was hit again by a 2010 BMW.
The Hyundai was driven by 22-year-old, Johnathan Jesus Gomez, and the driver of the BMW was Anne Spencer, 16-years-old. The accident is currently under investigation.
Man Faces Felony Charges After Collision
Brandon Darrell Fields is charged with “one count of felony death by motor vehicle and three counts of felony serious injury by motor vehicle,” according to Fox 8.
Fields was driving a 2017 Toyota pickup when he crashed with a 2006 Mercury. Renee Dawn Dix, 46-years-old, died in the Mercury passenger seat. The other three passengers in the Mercury suffered serious injuries, however, Fields and the driver of the Mercury sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
School Bus Carrying 20 Children Involved in Accident; No Injuries Reported
A school bus with 20 children on board was involved in a collision when it backed up into a 2007 Ford Edge. Thankfully, there were no injuries reported.
Multi-Vehicle Crash Caused Multiple Lane Closures
State Troopers are searching for a possible fifth vehicle involved in a collision on Interstate 40.
According to WXII 12, “A vehicle sideswiped a black pick-up truck, causing the pickup truck to flip on its side. The collision then resulted in another collision between two other vehicles.” The wreck caused multiple lane closures.
I-85 Crash Left Two People Injured
A single-vehicle crash that occurred on Interstate 85, by mile marker 92, left two people wounded. Ned Moultrie, a trooper for the Highway Patrol stated, “The male driver lost consciousness while driving a Mercedes Benz northbound, veered off the road to the left and struck a tree.” They did not suffer any serious injuries.
Contact Our Experienced Legal Team
At Lewis & Keller, we understand how much a car wreck can impact an individual and their family.
Motor vehicle accident cases can be difficult to file without legal advice. It’s in your best interest to speak with a knowledgeable and experienced attorney before making any decisions that may affect the amount of compensation you’re potentially entitled to. Allow our years of experience to help you receive the justice you deserve.
Compensation is calculated by various factors including the extent of your injuries, lost wages, medical treatment, and property damage. Every case is unique, which means the amount of compensation you may receive will depend on the circumstances of your situation. We know how insurance companies tend to take advantage of innocent victims by offering low-ball settlements. However, when you have our Winston-Salem car accident lawyers fighting for you, we will make sure you are treated fairly. We will handle the insurance adjusters, while you focus on your recovery.