Disclaimer: Our team of personal injury lawyers at Burton Law Firm has taken pride in being active members of our local business community for more than 8 years. We are always striving to improve the quality of life for our community members and improve the overall safety and well-being of all North Carolinians. We hope that by providing this information about the dangers of driving that we will bring added awareness and drivers will use increased caution when operating a motor vehicle. Our thoughts are with everyone who may have been affected by this incident. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post should be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos in this post are not a depiction of the actual accident scene.
Greensboro, NC (July 3, 2021) – Police in Greensboro responded to the scene of a deadly crash early Saturday morning. Officers first received the call around 2:25 a.m. and responded to West Washington Street near the intersection with South Spring Street.
When police arrived at the scene, they began an investigation into the crash. During their investigation, they determined that a Mercedes-Benz C330 was traveling near the intersection when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The Mercedes left the roadway and collided with a school in the 300 block of South Spring Street before coming to rest. The driver of the Mercedes was identified as a 22-year-old woman from Greensboro. A passenger in the vehicle, 20-year-old Makieya Rae Smith, of Winston-Sale, died at the crash scene. The driver and two other passengers were taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Officials believe that speed and alcohol were factors in the collision. An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Greensboro Crime Stoppers. No further details are available.
Our thoughts and condolences are with all who have been affected by this fatal car accident in Greensboro.