Greensboro, NC (August 31, 2020) – A man from Greensboro died and three juveniles were hospitalized following a head-on crash in Greensboro on Sunday, August 30th. The crash happened on I-40 near Gate City Boulevard around 12:38 a.m.
According to the Greensboro Police Department, 59-year-old Oscar Solis Gonzalez was traveling the wrong way in a Ford truck on Interstate 40. As Gonzalez traveled westbound in the eastbound lanes, he collided head-on with a 2018 Toyota Sienna minivan. There were three children in the minivan at the time of the accident. After the minivan and Ford collided, an Audi collided with the back of the van. The Audi driver fled the scene after striking the van.
Gonzalez was ejected from his truck and died at the scene. The driver and three children in the Sienna were taken to Moses Cone Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
No further information is available.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims following this tragic accident in Greensboro.
North Carolina Car Accidents
There are more than 250,000 traffic accidents reported every year in North Carolina. A crash can take place very suddenly and without warning. Crash victims are often injured and sometimes suffer serious injuries when they are involved in these accidents. Some common injuries caused by North Carolina car accidents include broken bones, head injuries, neck and spinal cord injuries, and soft tissue strain and sprains.
Following a car accident in North Carolina, you are likely to have numerous questions about what happens next. During this time, it is normal to feel confused and overwhelmed as you try to secure your future. Fortunately, there is help available. Under our state’s law, you could have valuable legal rights that entitle you to bring a claim against the motorist responsible for your injuries. These claims can help reimburse you for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more.
At Burton Law Firm, North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton is here for you during your time of need. Mr. Burton proudly takes on complicated matters involving all types of accidents. Our goal is to obtain justice for you and to protect your legal rights when you or a loved one has been injured at the hands of a careless or negligent third party.
Following the accident, it is important to speak with a skilled and trusted attorney as soon as possible. Attempting to handle your case on your own can result in you accepting a settlement that is worth far less than the actual value of your claim. While the offer from the insurance company may seem tempting, it is unlikely to compensate you for the losses that you have suffered.
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