Greensboro, NC (April 4, 2021) – A 60-year-old man from Eden died in a two-car crash that took place in Greensboro on Saturday morning. The collision took place around 10:00 a.m. on Battleground Avenue at the intersection with West Cornwallis Drive.
According to the Greensboro Police Department, 71-year-old Odis Alexiou, of Greensboro, was traveling northbound on Battleground in a Ford Explorer. Alexiou crossed left of center and collided with a blue Honda CR-V traveling southbound on Battleground. The driver of the Honda was identified as 59-year-old Anita Edwards. Edwards’ passenger, 60-year-old Joseph Edwards, was killed in the collision. Alexiou sustained minor injuries.
Following an investigation, Greensboro officers charged Alexiou with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and driving left of center. Neither alcohol nor drugs played a role in the crash. There were no other cars involved in the accident and no additional injuries have been reported.
No additional information has been released at this time.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Joseph Edwards following this tragic car accident in Greensboro.
Fatal Crashes in North Carolina
A car accident in North Carolina can have catastrophic and life-altering consequences. Sadly, fatal accidents take place in our state each and every day. These crashes can and do affect the lives of innocent accident victims and their families. According to recent statistics, nearly 1,500 people were killed in North Carolina car accidents in 2019. Many of these victims were killed due to the actions of negligent drivers and there is nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a loved one due to a traffic accident in North Carolina. This is especially true if your loved one was killed in a crash that was someone else’s fault.
Following such a serious tragedy, you are no doubt feeling overwhelmed and anxious about your future. During this time, your focus should be exclusively on your family as you seek to recover and move forward following the accident. You should not have to be concerned with your legal claim or handling a lawsuit. Instead, it is important to seek the help of a skilled and experienced car accident attorney in North Carolina who can make sure that your rights are protected.
Here at Burton Law Firm, we are here to help. North Carolina wrongful death attorney Jason M. Burton will make sure that you are fully protected when your family has been upended by a tragedy. For nearly a decade, we have served clients throughout the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina with care and compassion and we would be honored to assist you as well.
Our firm stands ready to take your call at any time. We provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. We also work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that there is no attorney fee payment until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with us, please contact our office using the link on our website or give us a call any time at (833) 623-0042.
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