Greensboro, NC (September 12, 2022) – One man was killed in a Greensboro DWI crash on Friday night, September 9th. The accident happened in the northbound lanes of US 29 near the intersection with Joe Brown Drive.
The Greensboro Police Department responded to the scene. According to officials, 45-year-old Kahani Moore, or Norfolk, Va. was operating a 2019 Kia Forte northbound when she drive off the road to the right and crashed into a tree. A passenger in her vehicle, Kelvin Andre McDowell, was killed in the collision. Another passenger in the Kia sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Following an investigation, police charged Moore with death by motor vehicle, serious injury by motor vehicle, driving while impaired, driving while license revoked, and resisting a public officer. She was taken to a local jail where she was held without bond.
An investigation continues. There is no further information available.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Kelvin McDowell in the aftermath of this fatal Greensboro DUI accident.
DWI Accidents in North Carolina
North Carolina currently ranks among the top 10 states in the U.S. for DUI arrests and fatalities resulting from DUI-related incidents. In 2018 alone, North Carolina recorded 27,915 DUI arrests and witnessed 421 tragic deaths due to DUI-related accidents. Such numbers have sadly been on an upward trend as intoxicated driving remains a pressing concern, putting countless lives at risk. Being under the influence compromises a driver’s response time and judgment, jeopardizing not only their life but also the lives of everyone sharing the road.
If you’ve been affected by a DUI incident in Greensboro, it’s crucial to consult an attorney to understand your legal entitlements. North Carolina’s DUI accidents have unique legal considerations, potentially granting victims additional compensation through punitive damages, which serve to penalize particularly reckless behaviors. A DUI incident in Greensboro can be life-altering, but it doesn’t need to shape your future.
At Burton Law Firm, we’re dedicated to supporting victims of negligence. Our seasoned team ensures you receive the rightful compensation you deserve. Attorney Jason M. Burton takes special care to ensure that innocent victims don’t bear the financial burden caused by others’ recklessness.
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