Greenville, NC (May 22, 2020) – Police in Greenville have identified the remaining victims in a fatal crash that took place earlier this week. The collision originally occurred along Davis Street on Tuesday, May 19th.
According to reports, 30-year-old McArthur Ward of Greenville and 21-year-old Miland Lewis of Aden were killed in the collision. Authorities had previously identified 29-year-old Miranda Artis as the third person who died in the collision.
Officers say that the crash occurred just after 10:00 p.m. when a vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. In addition to three lives lost, 31-year-old Sammie Madlock of Greenville sustained serious injuries. Speed is believed to have played a role in the crash. An investigation remains ongoing.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the families affected by this fatal crash in Greenville.
Fatal Car Accident in Greenville
According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, fatal crashes are on the rise in our state. There were 1,469 fatalities on North Carolina roadways in 2019, a slight increase from the year before. Fatal traffic accidents can affect anyone at any time. Due to the presence of negligent drivers on our roadways, these crashes often affect innocent victims the hardest.
If you have lost your loved one in a traffic crash, a North Carolina wrongful death lawyer can advise you on your legal rights. At Burton Law Firm, attorney Jason M. Burton has handled wrongful death cases on behalf of North Carolinians for more than eight years. Our firm has a proven track record of success and we would welcome the opportunity to assist you.
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