Greensboro, NC (August 5, 2020) – A Greensboro woman was killed in a crash after the vehicle in which she was riding crashed into a house on Wednesday. The collision took place around 1:43 a.m. on South English Street.
The Greensboro Police Department reports that 27-year-old Devon Carter of Greensboro was traveling southbound on South English Street at a high rate of speed. Carter lost control of his car near the Gate City Boulevard intersection. The vehicle careened off the roadway before striking a house on Wythe Street.
33-year-old Dijona Brown, a passenger in the car, suffered critical injuries in the accident and died at the crash scene. Carter was not hurt in the accident. The house was occupied when the crash took place but no one inside was injured.
Police issued several charges against Carter including Driving While Impaired, felony death by motor vehicle, no operator’s license, and failure to maintain lane control. The GPD crash reconstruction unit is investigating the accident at this time. No further information has been released.
Our most sincere condolences are with the family of Dijona Brown following this tragic, fatal crash in Greensboro.
Greensboro Car Accidents
The number of North Carolina car accidents has remained relatively steady over the past several years as has the number of deaths due to these crashes. However, there are still far too many accidents and fatalities with more than 1,400 deaths being reported due to crashes in North Carolina in the year 2018. Many fatal car accidents result in the death of innocent victims who came into contact with a negligent driver.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident lawyer Jason M. Burton can help when you have experienced a sudden tragedy. For nearly a decade, Mr. Burton has fought and won for clients facing significant injuries and financial losses all throughout our state. We have successfully recovered more than 40 million dollars in compensation for injured victims during this time. We are deeply familiar with North Carolina law and the process of filing a personal injury claim and maximizing the case’s value.
The stakes are too high for you to go with an attorney who does not have the skill and experience needed to help. Our firm understands what you are going through and we will use all of our resources to make sure that you are fully and fairly compensated for the crash. Following the accident, you should be focused on what is most important to you. This should include your recovery and being able to be with your family as you go through the process. We will handle all of the legal details and make sure that you are covered.
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