Davidson County, NC (January 25, 2021) – A man from Winston-Salem was killed and a woman seriously injured in a head-on crash on North Carolina Highway 109 in Davidson County. The crash took place at approximately 2:40 p.m. near Jolly Road.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to a report from authorities, Jerome Williams, of Winston-Salem, was driving a Ford SUV in the northbound lanes of N.C. 109 when he crossed over the centerline and collided head-on with a Lexus SUV in the southbound lanes. Willaims was pronounced dead at the crash scene. The driver of the Lexus, an unidentified woman from Denton, was taken by ambulance to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital where she was treated for serious injuries.
Troopers are still investigating the crash at this time. There is no word on what caused Williams to travel left of center. No additional details are available.
We wish to offer our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this tragic head-on crash in Davidson County.
Fatal Car Accidents in North Carolina
Serious and fatal car accidents take place across North Carolina every day. A catastrophic car accident in North Carolina can take place in a matter of seconds. These accidents can change the lives of those involved, and their families’ lives, forever. Sadly, there were more than 80,000 injuries and over 3,000 fatalities reported in crashes that took place in our state in 2019. Many of these victims were killed or injured due to the actions of other motorists who were driving in a careless and reckless manner at the time of the accident. Head-on crashes are some of the most dangerous and destructive types of accidents that we see on a daily basis across the state.
After a car accident takes place, those affected often wonder about their legal rights. As the medical bills begin to pile up, it is common to wonder if there is any type of relief available. For crash victims who were not at fault, North Carolina law does provide a remedy. Under our state’s personal injury laws, car accident victims may be entitled to compensation for their pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and potentially more. A North Carolina car accident can be a devastating experience but it does not have to define your future.
Here at Burton Law Firm, we focus on personal injury and car accident cases. North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton has a proven track record of success when handling difficult and complex injury cases. We have served the citizens of our state for more than 8 years. During that time, our firm has recovered more than 40 million dollars in total compensation for crash victims and their families and we would be honored to help you as well.
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