Winston-Salem, NC (May 11, 2021) – Two people suffered injuries following a car accident in Winston-Salem on Saturday, May 8th. The accident was reported along University Parkway at the intersection with West 14th Street.
According to officers, a driver was operating a 2012 Nissan Altima northbound on University Parkway. At the same time, a black 2013 BMW X5 was going south on University. According to officials, the Altima driver tried to make a U-turn but failed to yield the right of way to the BMW. The two cars collided at the intersection. A juvenile passenger in the Altima and a 55-year-old woman from Winston-Salem in the BMW were hurt in the crash. Both were taken to a nearby hospital by Forsyth County EMS.
Following an investigation, it was determined that the Altima had been stolen out of Greensboro. Police say that charges are pending against the Altima driver.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department or Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this car accident in Winston-Salem. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
North Carolina Car Accidents
Many people get behind the wheel of a car every day and take their safety for granted. It is easy to develop a false sense of security while on the roadway. In North Carolina, there are numerous reports of serious car accidents each day. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, approximately 300,000 car accidents take place each year. While not all car accidents in North Carolina will result in injuries, many of them do. A substantial number of innocent accident victims are hurt in crashes that were not their fault.
Following a North Carolina car accident, you could valuable legal rights. It is important that you have a full understanding of your options following the accident. If the crash was not your fault, you should not be held financially responsible. While you are likely undergoing a great deal of stress during this time, there is reason to be optimistic. With the help of a skilled and compassionate attorney, you could be fully compensated for your injuries and all financial and other damages that you suffered in the crash.
At Burton Law Firm, we strongly believe in justice for innocent crash victims. North Carolina car accident lawyer Jason M. Burton proudly serves clients in Winston-Salem and throughout the Triad region. For nearly 9 years, we have provided services to clients during their time of greatest need and we would be honored to assist you as well.
Our team stands ready to take your call at any time. We provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. There is no attorney fee until we obtain a recovery on your behalf as we handle all injury accident cases on a contingency fee basis. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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