New details, identities released in Winston-Salem crash that killed 2, injured 2

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Scene of the accident on Old Salisbury Road on Feb. 3, 2016. (Photo credit: City of Winston-Salem)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A traffic accident on Old Salisbury Road claimed the lives of two people on Wednesday afternoon and now police are revealing new details and the identities of the victims.

At 1:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Winston-Salem police officers responded to the 3000 block of Old Salisbury road in reference to an accident involving multiple vehicles.

Officers determined that a 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier and a 1993 Chevrolet van collided head on. Winston-Salem police said Wednesday night that the Cavalier veered left of center and collided with the van.

Winston-Salem police said the driver of the Cavalier, identified as 35-year-old Matthew Bronson, of Lexington, and the passenger, identified as 31-year-old Jessica Jones, of Winston-Salem, died at the scene.

The driver of the van, 63-year-old Pamela Dana, of Winston-Salem, and the passenger, 49-year-old William Dana, of Winston-Salem, both sustained injuries in the crash and were transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for treatment.

A third vehicle, a 2006 Nissan Altima driven by 32-year-old Joshua Jeffries, of Winston-Salem, was struck by debris from the accident. Jeffries was not injured.

Old Salisbury Road was closed in both directions for several hours after the crash and reopened at about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday.

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