Taxi driver killed in crash in Winston-Salem identified
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A taxi driver was killed in a crash Wednesday night in Winston-Salem, according to Winston-Salem police.
The crash happened at 2825 New Walkertown Road around 7:30 p.m.
The crash involved an Universal Taxi Cab 1994 Honda Accord wagon and a 2006 Infiniti.
The taxi was turning south onto New Walkertown Road from a shopping center when the Infinity hit the taxi.
The driver of the taxi, identified by police as 35-year-old Olivia Darlene Florez, of Winston-Salem, was killed.
The driver of the Infiniti ran from the scene.
New Walkertown Road is expected to be closed for several hours.