Automobile collisions happen for countless reasons. In many cases, wrecks can be prevented if drivers would operate their vehicles according to the safety laws in our state. Our team has put together this Piedmont Triad car crash report that reviews some of the recent collisions that occurred during the month of March, 2019. These collisions have left our community and the family members of the victims heartbroken. Our goal is to encourage all drivers to use caution when behind the wheel of their motor vehicles.
If you or someone you know was injured due to the negligent actions of another driver, our car accident attorneys are available to help you with your claim. At Lewis & Keller, we are passionate about providing our community with strong legal representation. We believe individuals who sustained injuries after a mishap that wasn’t their fault should receive compensation for their injuries and any property damage.
66-Year-Old Killed After Vehicle Ran Her Over
Linda Whitaker Idol, 66-years-old, died after a vehicle struck her on Olde Vineyard Court while she was walking. According to an investigation by police, a Kia Rio was parked and unoccupied when it suddenly rolled backward.
The case is under investigation.
Man Crashes Into Car After Flashing Woman at Walmart
Justin Zachary Irvin, 35-years-old, is charged with indecent exposure, hit-and-run, violating the seat belt law, speeding, and reckless driving, according to the Forsyth County Detention Center.
Irvin flashed a woman passing by in the Walmart parking lot. Afterward, he attempted to flee, collided into a vehicle, and then fled once again. The incident occurred in Kernersville about 10 miles east of Winston-Salem.
Collision on U.S. 220 Resulted in Death of a 37-Year-Old Man
Carlos Jerome Little, 37-years-old, died in a single-vehicle accident. According to Fox 8, “The vehicle was on Interstate 40 West when it took the exit ramp to U.S. 220 North and crashed into a wooded area near Cliffwood Drive and Monterey Street.”
Little was transported to the hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.
Woman Is Charged After Passenger Dies in Wreck
Kimberly Green, 55-years-old, is charged with misdemeanor death with a motor vehicle accident after a passenger died in her car. Green was driving an SUV east on Tyro Road when she drove off the road and collided into a utility pole. The passenger, Paul Anthony Toler, 47-years-old, died at the hospital as a result of his injuries. Green also sustained injuries, however, they did not appear to be life-threatening.
The wreck is currently under investigation.
Collision in Greensboro Could Be Considered Homicide
A wreck at the intersection of Patton Avenue and S. Elm-Eugene Street is being investigated as a homicide. According to the police, the vehicle crashed into a fence. “The driver appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound. Two other people were inside the vehicle and suffered minor injuries,” Fox 8 reported.
Tiger, who was the driver, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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This Piedmont Triad car crash report is only a glimpse into the all-too-common auto accidents in North Carolina. Automobile crashes can result in severe and even permanent damage. Although we are unable to repair the emotional, mental, and physical pain you experienced, we can prepare you for the future by ensuring your medical expenses and other costs are covered.
Our legal team at Lewis & Keller has the knowledge and experience to fight for your legal rights and every penny you deserve after a wreck. Through our years of experience, we are aware that insurance companies don’t play fair. Consulting with a Winston-Salem car accident attorney before you speak with an insurance company will be to your advantage.
Compensation is intended to cover various expenses related to your accident. If you experienced the wrongful death of a loved one, you may also be compensated for your loss. Car crash cases are complicated, so speaking with a lawyer is essential.
For more information about your legal rights, call our law firm today at (336) 765-7777, or fill out our free consultation form below. We handle motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, wrongful death cases, and more.