Winston-Salem, NC (January 25, 2021) – Around 12:43 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, January 23, a DUI accident with injuries occurred in Winston-Salem.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of South Glenn Avenue and Hope Lane. Police confirmed that 68-year-old Walter Darrey Moore was driving a silver Audi Quattro east when he suddenly lost control of his vehicle, exiting the roadway and crashing into a tree stump. His vehicle then overturned.
Moore, as well as his 52-year-old passenger, were both taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Moore is expected to recover. His passenger has been listed in critical condition and is fighting for his life.
Moore has since received several charges including DUI, driving with a revoked license, and more.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
DUI Accidents in North Carolina
Alcohol-related accidents are known for being some of the most common collisions that occur in the entire state of North Carolina. In 2018 alone, the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles reported that there were approximately 11,345 crashes involving DUI drivers. If you have been injured in a DUI accident and you wonder where you can turn, you should always seek the help of an experienced legal advocate who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a Charlotte car accident can impact your life in many ways on physical, emotional, and financial levels. Especially if you can prove that another party was drunk at the time of an accident, you can be successful when it comes to your personal injury claim in North Carolina. Having an attorney by your side can ensure that you meet all deadlines that are required of you, as well as helping you to obtain evidence to show that another party is liable. It is important that you act quickly so that evidence does not start to disappear.
At Maurer Law, our Charlotte accident attorneys are here to help you and your family after you have been hurt in a serious collision. We believe that you should always have legal assistance on your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time, especially if you are unfamiliar with North Carolina accident laws. Our attorneys are here for you and will help you seek compensation. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney that you can rely on at (844) 817-8058.
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