WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Four people are dead as the result of a wrong-way, head-on crash on US 52 in Winston-Salem, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department.
At around 3:04 p.m. on Sunday, officers got a report of a wrong-way driver traveling northbound on US 52 South.
Police say that a 2010 Honda Accord was driving in the wrong direction on US 52 southbound and crashed head-on with a 2016 Nissan Sentra near the Third Street bridge.
The Sentra had four passengers inside who are all dead as a result of the crash, according to investigators.
They are identified as:
- Blanca Estela Castillo Bernal, 60, of High Point
- Santa Hernandez Bernadino, 46, of Winston-Salem
- Estefania Hernandez, 32, of Winston-Salem
- Gregoria Noyola Jimenez, 64, of Winston-Salem
The driver of the Accord is in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
All lanes of US 52 South were shut down between East 2nd Street and US 421 as a result of the crash scene investigation.
The investigation is ongoing.