Forsyth County, NC (April 5, 2021) – A child was hurt in a two-car crash that took place in Forsyth County on Sunday, April 4th. The collision happened around 10:00 p.m. on U.S. Highway 311 near the exit for Dennis Road.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Robert Glastetter was driving a pickup truck northbound on U.S. 311 when he ran off the roadway. Glastetter then re-entered the highway and collided head-on with a Dodge passenger vehicle that was traveling southbound on U.S. 311. The driver of the Dodge was identified as Kenneth Ford. Ford had two children in his vehicle at the time of the crash. A child in the vehicle was airlifted to a local hospital. Another injury was also reported but it is unclear if the other victim was in the Dodge or the pickup truck.
Following an investigation, troopers determined that both Glastetter and Ford were intoxicated and both were charged with DWI.
There is no further information available at this time.
We wish to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to those affected by this car accident in Forsyth County. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in North Carolina
North Carolina car accidents can have a major and life-changing impact on their victims. Injury crashes occur across our state each day. The number of accidents has remained relatively steady in recent years. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were approximately 300,000 car accidents in North Carolina in 2019. These crashes resulted in about 80,000 injuries and about 1,500 deaths. While no one ever expects to be involved in a crash, the truth is that innocent accident victims are often affected by the actions of negligent drivers.
When you have been hurt in a crash, you should turn to a skilled attorney for help with your case and understanding your legal rights. During this time, you need a lawyer you can count on to fight for you and to make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Negligent motorists should be held fully accountable for their actions and you should not have to take less than the amount to which you are entitled.
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