Winston-Salem, NC (January 23, 2021) – A driver and a passenger were seriously injured following a car accident that took place in Winston-Salem on Saturday, January 23rd. The accident was reported just before 1:00 p.m. on South Glenn Avenue near the intersection with Hope Lane.
The Winston-Salem Police Department, along with fire and rescue crews, were dispatched to the accident scene. Following an investigation, authorities were able to determine that a Silver 2001 Audi A4 2.8 Quattro, was traveling eastbound on Glenn Avenue when the driver left the road and collided with a tree stump. Following the impact, the car overturned and then came to rest in a nearby creek. Both the passenger and the driver were hurt in the accident. The passenger is believed to have life-threatening injuries.
Police later identified the driver as 68-year-old Walter Darrey Moore, of Winston-Salem. Moore was charged with several offenses, including driving while impaired, driving with a revoked license, and failure to maintain his lane of travel.
North Carolina car accidents take place each day, multiple times per day. There are also a number of injury crashes reported each day. According to statistics, at least 75,000 people will be hurt in car accidents that take place annually throughout our state. The number of reported accidents has continued to go up each year and that trend is only expected to continue into the future as more drivers take to the roadways and the number of negligent drivers also continues to rise. Unfortunately, we can also expect more innocent crash victims to be injured as well.
Following a car accident in our state, victims may have many questions about where to turn next. During this time, it is common to experience significant anxiety and doubt over the future. As the medical bills and the costs continue to add up, you may wonder if you will be able to obtain a full recovery and enjoy the life that you had prior to the crash. Fortunately, there is help available.
Under North Carolina personal injury law, accident victims may be entitled to compensation for their injuries. If you were involved in an accident with a negligent driver, they may be responsible for payment of your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. These amounts may be significant and you should only trust a skilled and experienced North Carolina car accident attorney to handle your case.
Here at Burton Law Firm, we take pride in helping injured accident victims through some of the most difficult times in their lives. Our team has assisted hundreds of clients throughout the Piedmont region of North Carolina. During that time, we have successfully recovered over 40 million dollars in total compensation.
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