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Two People Dead After Speeding Driver Causes Crash in High Point, NC

A Sunday evening crash in High Point, NC, ended with two fatalities and four injuries after one Nissan Altima struck another.

Authorities say the accident happened Sunday night a little after 8 PM.  First responders arrived at the scene and found a 2012 Nissan Altima overturned on its side. They tried to revive the driver and passenger, but sadly Joshua Kole Norris and Nehemiah Pratt, both 18, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency responders also found a 2020 Nissan Altima, whose driver and passengers were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Police later determined speeding was the primary factor in the crash. They report that the 2020 Altima was going 80-100 mph in a 45 mph zone when the 2012 Altima was making a left turn from Johnson Street onto Oakview Road, and the crash happened.

Speeding always increases the risk of death or injury in a car crash, and the faster a vehicle is going, the higher the risk. Drivers should exercise care in following the speed limit.

If you know a surviving family member of a person who was injured or killed in an accident, please encourage them to contact our firm immediately. The consultation is completely free, with no out-of-pocket cost to the family to hire us.

For over 25 years the attorneys at Auger & Auger have been dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals and families that have suffered injuries or lost loved ones due to the negligence of others. We have years of experience guiding and helping our clients every step of the way to receive compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, and other monetary loss. 

Editorial Note: At A&A we are always looking to improve the quality and safety and are saddened by the outcome of many tragic accidents across the Carolinas. The purpose of this news blog is to write about cases relevant to our industry and raise awareness about injury cases so that victims of similar incidents can educate themselves on theories of liability, the law, and how personal injury cases typically work. This article is created using publicly available information and is a secondary source. If you find any information here to be inaccurate, please notify us at [email protected], and we will make the appropriate adjustments.


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