High Point, NC (September 3, 2020) – Authorities have identified the man who was involved in a hit-and-run bicycle crash in High Point on Saturday. The crash happened at 901 N. Main Street near the High Point Public Library.
According to police, John Daniel was riding a bicycle across North Main Street when he was hit by a 2010 Honda Civic driven by Lorenzo White, Jr. of Randleman. Several nearby witnesses ran across the street to offer medical aid to Daniel. White did not stop at the scene following the crash. Medical workers arrived at the scene and transported Daniel to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.
Police later located White and charged him with several offenses, including DWI, DWLR, felony hit-and-run, and felony serious injury by vehicle. He was taken to the Guilford County Jail where he was being held on bond following his arrest.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time. There are no additional details available.
We would like to extend our thoughts and well-wishes to John Daniel following this hit-and-run bicycle accident in High Point.
North Carolina Hit-and-Run Accidents
There are more than 250,000 traffic accidents in North Carolina each year. Sadly, many innocent victims are injured in these crashes when they come into contact with negligent motorists. Hit-and-run accidents are some of the most dangerous and devastating accidents that occur in our state. In most cases, the drivers who cause these accidents are driving in a dangerous and negligent manner.
If you have been injured in a hit-and-run accident in North Carolina, you should seek the services of a trained and skilled North Carolina car accident attorney as soon as possible. Hit-and-run crashes present complicated issues of insurance coverage and, if the other driver is not located or does not have insurance, that can make it more difficult to obtain a recovery. An experienced attorney can locate all available sources of coverage for your crash in order to make sure that you receive the compensation you need and deserve following a serious accident.
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