WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man died after a single-vehicle accident in Winston-Salem on Friday afternoon.
The accident happened at 4:56 p.m. in the 4400 block of Old Greensboro Road, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.
When officers arrived on scene, they located a 1997 Toyota Camry at the bottom of an embankment.
The occupant of the vehicle, identified as 72-year-old Johnny Nelson Kirby, of Winston-Salem, was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he later died.
The preliminary investigation suggests that Kirby suffered a medical episode prior to the accident, the release said.
Old Greensboro Road from Reidsville Road to West Mountain Street will remain closed until the investigation concludes.