Articles Posted in Car Accident

Surry County, NC (June 14, 2021) – One person was hurt and another was killed following a two-car crash on Interstate 77 in Surry County. The accident happened around 10:20 p.m. near mile marker 100.

According to Trooper Ned Moultrie of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a tree fell into the roadway on I-77. The vehicle struck the downed tree and resulted in the death of the driver, identified as 32-year-old D’Angelo Lee Campbell of Maple Heights, Ohio. The passenger, 36-year-old Leisha Figueroa, was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. There were no other occupants in the vehicle and no additional injuries were reported. No other cars were involved in the crash.

There is no further information available at this time. An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Winston-Salem, NC (June 13, 2021) – Two men were killed after a single-car crash in Winston-Salem on Saturday morning, June 12th. The crash took place in the 1200 block of Stafford Village Boulevard at approximately 1:20 a.m.

At that time, police received a call regarding a motor vehicle crash in the area. When officers arrived, they located a 2016 Porsche Cayman that had run off the road and struck a tree. There is no word on what caused the crash to occur at this time. The two occupants of the vehicle were critically hurt in the crash. A passenger, 24-year-old Tyler Noah Rodriguez, of Clemmons, died at the crash scene. The driver, 25-year-old Jeremy Wanichko, of Winston-Salem, was taken to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. There was no one else in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

An investigation remains ongoing at this time. No further information has been released.

High Point, NC (June 12, 2021) – A passenger was hurt in a single-vehicle crash that took place earlier this week in High Point. The crash was reported on Tuesday, June 8th around 3:30 a.m. on Interstate 85 near the exit for Surrett Drive.

The High Point Police Department responded to the crash scene. According to a report from Officer M.P. Snider, Shae Trogdon, of Thomasville, was traveling on I-85 at a high rate of speed when she lost control of the car. The vehicle went off the road to the right and struck a guide wire and a tree before coming to rest. Trogdon’s car sustained heavy damage in the crash. Her passenger, Anthony Lambeth, was hurt in the accident. Lambeth was treated at the scene by EMS before he was taken to High Point Regional Hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. Trogdon was not hurt in the accident.

Following an investigation, Trogdon was charged with exceeding a safe speed. There is no indication that impairment played a role in the crash.

Wilmington, NC (June 12, 2021) – Two residents of Hampstead were injured in a car accident that took place in Wilmington on Wednesday, June 9th. The crash happened just after 8:00 p.m. on Market Street at the intersection with Station Road.

According to officer M.D. Poff with the Wilmington Police Department, Charles Dale was 2010 Ford on Station Road when he came to a stop sign at the intersection with Market Street. Dale attempted to make a left turn onto Market Street but failed to see an oncoming vehicle driven by Joseph Smith. The two cars collided in the roadway, causing heavy damage to both vehicles. Smith and his passenger Tammy Smith were both hurt in the crash, along with another passenger in their vehicle. Rescue crews arrived and evaluated the injured victims before taking them to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. There is no current update on their conditions at this time.

Following an investigation, Officer Poff issued a citation to Dale for making an unsafe movement and for driving with an expired registration card or tag. No additional injuries were reported and no further information is available.

Winston-Salem, NC (June 11, 2021) – Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to the scene of an injury crash in the city on Thursday night. The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. on Hanes Mall Boulevard near Capitol Lodging Court and the on-ramp to Interstate 40.

According to police, there were two vehicles involved in the accident, a gray SUV and a white van. The white van sustained heavy front-end damage in the crash. At least one person was trapped inside their vehicle following the collision and had to be extricated by rescue workers. Paramedics were also at the accident scene and treated at least one person for undisclosed injuries. The condition of the victim and the number of injuries is not known at this time. There is no information on the cause of the accident and no one involved has been identified.

Police are still investigating the crash and did not say if any charges are expected to be filed. There is no additional information available at this time.

Perquimans County, NC (June 11, 2021) – Authorities in Perquimans County responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Saturday night, June 5th. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on Ocean Highway on the south side of a high-rise bridge.

According to reports from police, the accident involved at least two vehicles. When officials arrived, they found both vehicles with extensive property damage. There was a total of three people in both vehicles. All three individuals were hurt in the crash and were transported to local hospitals. One of the victims was taken to Norfolk General Hospital by helicopter and the other two were taken to local hospitals by EMS units. There is no word on the cause of the crash or the conditions of the victims at this time. The identities of those involved have also not been released.

All southbound lanes of the bridge were closed while officers investigated at the scene. Motorists were advised to use caution at the scene and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.

Winston-Salem, NC (June 9, 2021) – A woman from Winston-Salem was hurt in a two-car crash that took place on Sunday, June 6th. The accident was reported at approximately 6:10 p.m. on Stratford Road near Silas Creek Parkway.

Officer JD Huntley of the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to the accident scene. According to a report from Officer Huntley, a vehicle driven by Loretta Horne, of Winston-Salem, was traveling northbound on Stratford Road. As Horne approached the intersection with Silas Creek she had a red light in her direction of travel. Horne failed to stop for the traffic signal and tried to turn left onto Stratford. As she turned her car collided with a vehicle driven by Tiffany Fields, of Galax, VA. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage in the accident.

A passenger in Horne’s vehicle, Tanya Salley Johnson, sustained undisclosed injuries in the collision. She was taken by ambulance to Baptist Hospital where her condition was not immediately available. Officer Huntley charged Horne with running a red light. There were no other injuries reported.

If you have been injured in an auto accident in North Carolina, you may have had to miss one or more days of work due to your injuries. People often think of filing an insurance claim to be reimbursed for medical bills and pain and suffering, but you may also be able to be reimbursed for time you missed from your job. This would be the lost wages part of your injury claim.

In order to make a lost wages claim as part of your injury claim, certain documentation may be needed. For example, if you were treated at the hospital immediately following the wreck, released to go home, but have ongoing medical appointments, you may need a doctor’s note to back up your lost wages claim.

A doctor’s note is just one of the pieces of information that may be needed to in order to make the strongest claim for lost wages. Here is a list of some items you may need:

Union County, NC (June 8, 2021) – One person was killed in a head-on accident that happened on Tuesday, June 7th in Union County. The collision occurred around 3:30 p.m. on North Carolina Highway 218 near Price Tucker Road and Unionville-Brief Road.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. According to deputies, there were two vehicles involved in the accident. In addition to the deceased victim, at least two others were hurt and taken to a local hospital for treatment. Their conditions have not been released at this time. There is no information on the cause of the accident. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible. There is no word on the identities of the victims.

No further information has been released. An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

High Point, NC (June 8, 2021) – A 25-year-old High Point woman was killed in a rollover crash that happened on Tuesday, June 7th. The crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. on East Russell Avenue near Hines Street.

Officers with the High Point Police Department responded to the crash scene. According to a report, a 21-year-old man was driving a 2008 Hyundai Elantra eastbound on East Russell. The man lost control of the car, causing it to veer off the roadway, travel down an embankment and crash into a tree. The vehicle then overturned and came to rest on its roof. The 25-year-old deceased victim was a front-seat passenger in the Elantra. She was later identified as Jasmine Monique Dunbar. A 14-year-old passenger was seriously hurt and was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

There is no word on whether the driver was injured in the accident. Police believe that speed played a role in the crash. An investigation is ongoing at this time and charges are pending. No further information is available.

Contact Information