Winston-Salem, NC (March 19, 2021) – A man from Pinnacle suffered injuries in a crash that took place in Winston-Salem on Thursday, March 18th. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 421 at Silas Creek Parkway.
The Winston-Salem Police Department responded to the scene. According to Officer SA Horsley, Madison Scott Holder, of Lexington, was driving a 2005 Ford on U.S. 421 when she tried to merge onto Silak Creek. Holder lost traction on her vehicle, causing it to spin around and crash into a 2016 Kia driven by Danny Ray Whitaker. Holder’s car then collided with a guardrail before coming to rest in the roadway. EMS and rescue crews arrived at the scene. Whitaker and a passenger, Joyce Lawson Whitaker, were taken to Forsyth Hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. Holder was not injured in the accident.
There have been no charges filed at this time. An investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts go out to Danny and Joyce Whitaker following this car accident in Winston-Salem. We hope for their complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in North Carolina
A North Carolina car accident can change your life in a matter of seconds. One minute you can be driving down the road minding your own business and the next you find yourself in the hospital, recovering from serious injuries. Even if you take every safety precaution and drive in a completely responsible manner, it is still possible to be the victim of a serious crash. This is due to the fact that there are thousands of negligent drivers on North Carolina’s streets and highways every day. These drivers make it impossible for the roads to be as safe as they should be and their actions lead to numerous injury accidents each day.
If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of being hurt in a crash, you should know that there could be legal recourse for you. Under North Carolina law, the victims of a car accident can bring a claim against the negligent driver in order to recover for their pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and potentially more. A car accident in North Carolina is a stressful and possibly catastrophic occurrence, but it does not have to define your life forever. The compensation that you receive following the crash can help you to bridge the gap towards your recovery.
North Carolina car accident attorney Jason M. Burton is here for you when you have been victimized by the careless and reckless actions of others. At Burton Law Firm, we stand up against negligent drivers who cause harm to North Carolinians. From our office in Raleigh, we represent injured victims in the greater Triangle area and throughout the state and we would be honored to serve you as well.
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