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GREENVILLE, NC (May 19,2020) – Donald Ray Bryant Killed in Greenville NC Motorcycle Crash

On Sunday evening a terrible motorcycle crash near Greenville, North Carolina resulted in the death of biker Donald Ray Bryant of Winterville, North Carolina.

The wreck happened on US 264A near the intersection with Boardwalk Lane.  According to available information, a woman driving a Ford Taurus made a left hand turn from Boardwalk Lane onto US 264A and crossed the path of Mr. Bryant.  Mr. Bryant was thrown from his bike and declared dead at the accident scene.

The Raleigh NC Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Lawyers at Hendren Redwine & Malone are providing legal advice during the Coronavirus outbreak.

There is little doubt that the spread of Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on our global and local economy.  The North Carolina board certified bankruptcy legal specialists at Hendren Redwine & Malone are available to discuss the financial strategies that can help you and your business navigate these challenging economic times.

For interested readers, here is an article published recently in our statewide legal newspaper featuring lawyer Rebecca Redwine and her knowledge of debt management during this crisis.  As noted in the article, the CARES Act has added some new dimensions to bankruptcy law which may allow greater financial flexibility to small businesses and individuals facing debt issues.

Goldsboro, NC (May 15, 2020) – Donald Gray Killed in Goldsboro NC Crash

A gentleman named Donald Gray was tragically killed on Thursday morning near Goldsboro, North Carolina when he was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer.

The tragic wreck happened on US Highway 70 Bypass at around 6:30 in the morning near the Wayne County and Lenoir County line.  Mr. Gray was driving a farm service truck when a UPS tractor-trailer struck him from behind.

HENDERSONVILLE, NC (May 13, 2020) – Joey Barnwell Killed in Hendersonville NC Accident

A gentleman named Joey Barnwell was tragically killed when a car wrecked in Hendersonville, North Carolina on May 6.  At the time of the incident, Mr. Barnwell was sitting in his office at Space Mini Storage at 4001 Asheville Highway.  A man driving north on the roadway apparently sideswiped another vehicle causing him to veer off the road and crash into Mr. Barnwell’s office.

Mr. Barnwell, who was 58 years old, was killed as a result.  The driver of the vehicle has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

A very serious tractor-trailer wreck near Riegelwood, North Carolina in Columbus County has resulted in injuries to 10 people including several children.  According to available information, a Head Start School bus had stopped in the westbound lanes of US 74/76 to pickup a student when a tractor-trailer plowed into the back of the bus.

Reports indicate that the tractor-trailer driver was reaching down to pick up a cigarette and then looked up and tried to swerve but still hit the bus.  A Fed-Ex vehicle was behind the tractor-trailer and apparently also struck the school bus.  Reports indicate that the bus may have rolled several times during the collision.

Two adults and eight children on the bus were injured.  Two of the victims were transported by Air Ambulance to New Hanover Regional Medical Center.  The extent of injuries is unknown.

A gentleman named Gildardo Gutierrez-Ortiz was seriously injured in a fatal crash near Troy, North Carolina on Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened on NC Highway 134 at around 5:45 pm.  According to available information, a young man driving a Lexus crossed the center line and hit Mr. Gutierrez-Ortiz in the northbound lane of travel.  Tragically, the young man driving the the Lexus did not survive.

A passenger in Mr. Ortiz’s vehicle was also injured but not severely.

Tommy Whitehurst Injured Elizabeth City NC Bicycle Crash

Bicyclist Tommy Whitehurst was seriously injured in a bicycle crash on Friday evening in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.  The crash happened near the intersection of West Ehringhaus Street and Westover Street and involved a Nissan Rogue.

According to available information, the Nissan Rogue was driven by a 27 year old woman although it is not clear what exactly happened in the crash.  If we learn more information about this crash, we will update this post.

Jarrett Elliott Injured Denton NC Crash With Texting Driver

A man named Jarrett Elliott was seriously injured on Wednesday afternoon when he was hit by an SUV while driving a tractor.  The wreck happened on NC Highway 49 at around 4:20 pm as Mr. Elliott was traveling north on Highway 49.  A man driving a Toyota SUV also traveling north on Highway 49 hit Mr. Elliott from behind.

Mr. Elliott was seriously injured in the crash.  The driver of the SUV, a 19 year old man, has been charged with texting while driving.

Pamela Moore Injured Greenville NC Crash

A woman named Pamela Moore was injured in a crash this past weekend when she was hit by a fleeing vehicle.  The wreck happened around 1:00 am when Greenville Police attempted to stop a vehicle displaying fictitious tags.  The vehicle fled the police and police did not attempt a pursuit.

A few minutes later, Greenville police discovered that the fleeing vehicle had struck another car at the intersection of West 5th Street and Ford Street.  Apparently, the driver of the fleeing vehicle did not survive.

A young man named Trevor Vernon was seriously injured on Friday afternoon in Greensboro, North Carolina.  According to available information, Mr. Vernon was walking along the sidewalk on Gate City Boulevard when a man pulling out of a parking lot hit him.  Reports suggest that Mr. Vernon was walking in accordance with North Carolina law and that the man driving the car may be at fault for this wreck.

Mr. Vernon, who is 21 years old, was taken to Moses Cone Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

We certainly hope that Mr. Vernon will recover from his injuries.  As with many cases involving serious injuries to pedestrians, it remains to be learned whether the person driving the vehicle was possibly distracted at the time of the collision.  Hopefully, the police investigation will provide more information about the cause of this collision.

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