One Dead in Wake County, NC Car Crash

This news is to promote awareness around the dangers of motor vehicle accidents in the state of North Carolina. Our team at The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor has represented thousands of clients who have been the victims of other’s negligence while operating motor vehicles. We deeply understand the profound impacts these accidents can have on so many families and loved ones.

A Woman passed away in a crash late Saturday morning on August 5th, in Wake County. First responders received a call at about 11 a.m. in the 9800 block of Poole Road near the intersection with Major Slade Road, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. 

Investigators determined the crash happened at about 3 a.m. when a neighbor claimed to hear a loud noise. They said someone called Highway Patrol after the vehicle was found later Saturday morning.

A Ford SUV was found flipped on its side off Poole Road near a group of trees. The woman who died was later identified as 38-year-old Elena Marie Burgos.

The N.C. State Highway Patrol said Burgos was traveling at about 65 miles per hour in a 45-mile-per-hour zone when she failed to stop at a stop sign at an intersection.

They said the SUV drove off the road onto private property, crossed a ditch, and hit a tree. Burgos was wearing her seatbelt but it didn’t keep her properly restrained because her seat was too far back. Officials said she was partially ejected from the vehicle when it flipped on its side, and she ended up in the back of the SUV.

Our thoughts and prayers at The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor are with the families who lost a loved one and those hurt in this tragic car accident in Wake County. 

Should you or someone you know find yourself injured as a victim of someone else’s negligence in an accident, our firm offers free consultations to help guide you through the process so you can focus on your mental and physical recovery. Contact us at 1-800-351-3008.

Note: This information is created and published using publicly available (secondary) sources. The information being shared and reported has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected or updated since publication, contact us and we will review and revise accordingly. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.



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