Winston-Salem, NC (December 14, 2023) – One person has lost their life as a result of a fatal collision that took place in the Winston-Salem area on Wednesday morning, December 13. The accident was reported to the Winston-Salem Police Department at approximately 1110 a.m.
According to reports provided by the police, a truck was heading northbound on Reynolda Road during the morning hours. At the same time, a moped was traveling southbound on the same roadway. The truck driver, for unknown reasons, attempted to make a left turn into a shopping center. As a result, the truck struck the moped. Authorities arrived at the scene and located the moped and a Ford F150 pickup truck blocking the road.
The moped driver, identified as 76-year-old J Jesus Chavez Arceo, incurred fatal injuries in the accident. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Ford, 65-year-old Walter Ship Jr., was not injured. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our sympathies to the family of J Jesus Chavez Arceo at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal automobile accidents can be incredibly difficult to deal with. The unfortunate truth is that countless people end up losing their lives as a result of collisions across our state every year. In many cases, these accidents are a result of drivers who fail to responsibly operate their vehicles. We see many people lose their lives as a result of fatal crashes caused by speeding motorists, drivers who are impaired, and distracted drivers.
When drivers do not have all of their attention and dedication toward operating their vehicle and traveling on the road ahead, it can have devastating consequences for everyone nearby. After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, families often struggle with the financial burdens that the accidents bring. Trying to come up with the financial resources needed for funeral costs, medical expenses, and various other financial burdens can be incredibly difficult to do. This is especially true when dealing with the overwhelming pain and suffering, and grief following a fatal collision.
Losing a loved one in a fatal accident is a devastating experience, and it can leave you feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. However, seeking the help of a wrongful death lawyer can provide some comfort during this difficult time. They have the knowledge and experience to guide you through the legal process and ensure that your rights are protected. While nothing can bring back your loved one, pursuing justice for their loss is important for closure and holding those responsible accountable.
Our team at Ted Greve & Associates understands the pain and struggles that come with such a loss, which is why we are dedicated to helping families protect their rights and seek justice for their loved ones. With our decades of experience, we have the knowledge and skills necessary to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. If you find yourself in this difficult situation, please do not wait to contact our fearless and dedicated legal team for a free consultation. We are available at (800) 693-7833 to support you during this challenging time and fight for the justice your family deserves.