BURLINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — Two children were injured and multiple cars were damaged in a Burlington wreck, according to police.
Burlington police responded to the 2200-block of Wilkins Street in response to a car crash.
Police say that Camera Lind Vaughn, 34, was driving east on Wilkins Street with her 8 and 11-year-old children when she struck a 2009 Nissan Titan parked along the curb.
Police say that Vaughn’s Honda Accord then spun and struck a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado that was also parked alongside the curb before continuing down Wilkins Street for another 128 feet.
Vaughn’s Honda Accord then struck a 2013 Hyundai Sonata parked off the road.
Burlington police say that Vaughn’s Honda Accord and the Nissan Titan were both totaled in the accident. The Chevrolet Silverado and Hyundai Sonata suffered “minor damage” per the police report.
A mailbox belonging to a home on Wilkins Street was also destroyed during the accident, according to investigators.
Burlington police say that Vaughn’s two children had “obvious injuries” as a result of the accident and were taken to the hospital. The police report describes their condition as “stable”.
Investigators allege that both speed and impairment were factors in the accident.
Following the investigation, Vaughn is being charged with the following:
- Felony serious injury by vehicle
- Felony child abuse resulting in serious injury
- Driving while impaired (DWI)
- Careless and reckless driving
Police say that Vaughn has received a written promise from the Alamance County Magistrate’s Office.
Burlington Police say they have confirmed that Vaughn was driving at 71 mph coming down the street and that she was going 56 mph at first impact.
Police estimate the damages to be in the range of $80,000.
Anyone with information on this accident is asked to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500.
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