Greensboro, NC – Two Hurt in Hit-and-Run Crash on Burlington Road

Greensboro, NC (July 5, 2020) – Two pedestrians were taken a  hospital following a hit-and-run crash in Greensboro. The crash took place around 1:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 4th.

Officers with the Greensboro Police Department were called to the scene in response to traffic congestion. When police arrived, they saw a dark-colored sedan strike the two pedestrians as they were crossing the road. The driver, Christopher Marcel Whitsett, attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended by officers. Whitsett faces numerous charges including driving while impaired, felony serious injury by vehicle, careless and reckless driving, and felony hit-and-run.

The two crash victims were taken to a local hospital and were treated for their injuries. The GPD continues to investigate the crash.

Our thoughts go out to those who were injured in this accident and we hope for their complete and speedy recoveries.

North Carolina Hit-and-Run Accidents  Greensboro, NC - Two Hurt in Hit-and-Run Crash on Burlington Road

Approximately 300,000 traffic accidents were reported last year in North Carolina. While motorists are legally required to remain at the scene of an injury crash, some choose to disregard the law. This is often the case when a driver knows that they have caused a serious injury or death and they leave the scene in an effort to avoid responsibility for their actions. The consequences of a hit-and-run crash can be devastating for victims and their families.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a North Carolina car accident, you should seek to protect your legal rights as quickly as possible. You could receive compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

North Carolina car accident lawyer Jason M. Burton has been assisting injured North Carolinians for more than eight years. Mr. Burton has represented clients throughout the Piedmont area. For your free consultation, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042.

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