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Piedmont Triad Car Crash Report: February 2019

At Lewis & Keller, we are passionate about helping injured victims receive the justice they deserve. If you or a loved one sustained injuries that were directly caused by a negligent motorist, our team of car wreck lawyers can help.

We understand the devastating impact an accident can have on an individual and their family. Our team has put together a car crash report that reviews some of the accidents that recently occurred in the Piedmont Triad to encourage drivers to use safety when behind the wheel of their vehicle. By keeping our community informed, we hope to help decrease the number of collisions on the roads, however, we know that accidents can still occur.  

If you have grounds to file a lawsuit against the responsible party for your injuries and any property damage, we can gather the necessary information to build a strong case. This type of case is often complex, so it’s in your best interest to seek legal advice from an experienced attorney.

10-Year-Old Boy Killed Days Before His Birthday

David Pulido, 10-years-old, died in a multi-vehicle accident after being picked up from school.

Pulido was riding in a black Nissan with three other children when the collision occurred.

According to CBS 17 News, “The driver of the Nissan in which Pulido was riding in turned onto West Bailey Street, but didn’t see a Ford SUV that had the right of way. The SUV hit the Nissan on the right rear side where Pulido was sitting.” After the Nissan collided with the SUV, it hit another vehicle that was stopped in a lane on West Bailey Street.

The driver and two of the children in the Nissan suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Charges are currently pending.

Single-Vehicle Crash Killed One Woman in North Davidson County

A woman died in a single-vehicle crash on Leonard-Berrier Road after she crossed the center line and drove off the road. Investigators told WXII 12 that she hit two mailboxes and a culvert, causing her vehicle to flip.

She was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.

School Bus Accident May Have Been Caused by Alcohol

The driver of a 2010 Ford Focus is expected to face charges after hitting a school bus. The accident occurred south of Critcher Drive and north of Tall Pines Drive on Old U.S. 52 Highway in Davidson County.

According to investigators, the school bus was traveling south on Old U.S. 52 Highway when the driver noticed the Ford traveling partly in the southbound lane.

The bus driver tried to avoid a collision, however, the Ford hit the bus head-on. No students aboard the bus were injured. The bus driver sustained a minor injury. Alcohol may be a factor in the collision.

Teen Driver Found After Wrecking a Stolen Patrol Car

Jaylen Trevone Portis, 17-years-old, is facing multiple charges after stealing a patrol car owned by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. The stolen vehicle was found on New Bern Avenue at the intersection of North Hampton.

The patrol car was stolen from an RCSO employee’s house. Portis found the spare key in the house without the employee’s knowledge. He later crashed the car.  

According to Greensboro News, “Portis was charged with felony larceny of a motor vehicle, felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle, reckless driving to endanger, hit/run, failure to stop/property damage, no operator’s license and injury to personal property.”

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If you or a loved one suffered at the hands of a careless driver, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Every car accident case is unique, and the results will depend on the various circumstances of your situation. For example, the seriousness of your injuries, medical treatment, and other costs can impact any compensation you may be entitled to obtain.

Our team understands how insurance companies operate. A common tactic used by insurance adjusters is telling injured victims that their initial settlement offer is their best offer, however, we know better. Our car wreck lawyers can help determine a reasonable settlement amount and ensure that you are treated fairly under the law.     

We know the stress and worry victims feel after an auto accident, however, you don’t have to handle the legal system alone. With our team of experienced and knowledgeable lawyers, you can trust that your case is in qualified hands. Additionally, we will be available to answer any questions and address any concerns you may have throughout the duration of your case.

Call our law firm today at (336) 765-7777 or fill out our free consultation form below. We serve the communities of Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Allow our team to handle your car accident claim.