Pedestrian hit by car in Winston-Salem, taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries; 25-year-old charged with driving while impaired


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A pedestrian was hit by a car in Winston-Salem on Saturday and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release.

Around 3:39 a.m., officers responded to crash in the 1800 block of Ebert Road.

A 2019 Honda Civic was going south on Ebert Road when the car hit Ariel Patrice Wester, 31, of Greensboro.

He was taken to a local medical facility with life-threatening injuries.

25-year-old Collin Wayne Walser has been charged with driving while impaired.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Traffic Enforcement Unit asks anyone with information regarding this incident call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800, or En Espanol at (336) 728-3904. The Text-A-Tip Program at (336) 276-1717 allows you to anonymously text tips, photos, and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook.

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