Durham, NC (September 13, 2020) – The Durham Police Department responded to a fatal crash in the city on Saturday, September 12th. The collision took place on Guess Road near the intersection with Bogarde Street.
According to police reports, 33-year-old Christopher Weathers was driving a 2018 Dodge Caravan in the right-hand lane of Guess Road. A box truck was stopped in the same lane with its hazard lights on while making a delivery. Weathers failed to slow down and slammed into the back of the truck.
43-year-old Lashawn Daniel Jones of Raleigh was standing outside the truck and was hit by the Dodge Caravan. 26-year-old Desmond Sykes was inside the truck when the crash took place. Jones was killed in the accident while Sykes and Weathers were treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.