3 injured in crash on southbound US 52 in Winston-Salem; road reopened


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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Three people were injured in a wreck involving five vehicles on southbound U.S. 52 on Thursday morning.

The wreck included a flatbed tractor-trailer, a box truck and a few other vehicles and closed southbound U.S. 52 near the Germanton Road exit for about three hours.

Southbound U.S. 52 reopened at about 2:30 p.m.

The driver of the flatbed tractor-trailer hit an SUV and caused other vehicles to collide, according to Lt. S. Osborne, with the Winston-Salem Police Department.

The driver of the SUV that the tractor-trailer hit, Amparo Hernandez-Juarez, 57, of Winston-Salem, sustained serious life-threatening injuries.

Hernandez-Juarez and the driver of the tractor-trailer, Freddie Denzel Fitzgerald, 21, of Greenville, N.C., are being treated at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, police said in a press release.

Investigators said it is not currently known if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

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