Two people died and four were injured when a crash occurred in High Point on Sunday night.
The accident took place around 8:10 p.m. and the victims have been identified as driver Joshua Kole Norris and his passenger Nehemiah Pratt. Both are 18 years old.
According to police, 21-year-old Malachi Dulin was traveling toward
Oakview Road at 80 to 100 miles per hour in a 2020 Nissan Altima.
He was transporting 19-year-old Starr Yushowna Lowe, 18-year-old Cameron Katheria, and 20-year-old Ardshad Tomlin.
Norris was turning left onto Oakview from Johnson Street when Dulin’s vehicle crashed into his 2012 Nissan Altima.
Resident Michael Goodson said he heard a loud crash and the squeal of brakes and he immediately knew the accident was serious.
Dulin and Lowe were transported to Moses Cone Hospital for treatment. Both suffered injuries that were serious but not life-threatening. The authorities said Lowe was not wearing a seatbelt.
Katheria was buckled up and only received minor injuries.
Tomlin was not wearing a seatbelt and he was seriously injured. He was said to be in critical condition.
The High Point Police Crash Reconstruction Team is still gathering information on the accident.
However, speed is believed to be the primary factor.
According to the police, the residential area where the accident occurred has a speed limit of 45 mph.
Anyone who has information related to the crash has been asked to contact Crimestoppers of High Point at 336-889-4000.
Norris and Pratt became High Point’s 11th and 12th traffic fatalities for the year so far.
Police said six traffic fatalities have been recorded in the city since August 29.
If you were hurt in a crash or your loved one was killed by a reckless driver, you may be entitled to compensation. A North Carolina car accident lawyer may be able to help you get compensation.