A two-vehicle car crash has claimed the life of a woman in Raleigh, according to reports from the Raleigh Police Department. The department release noted that the crash occurred on Sunday, Nov. 19 at the intersection of Calvary Drive and Louisburg Road around 4:42 p.m. The preliminary investigation of the accident has led to charges being filed against one of the drivers involved.
Police stated that both drivers involved in the crash suffered injuries and were taken to WakeMed in Raleigh for treatment. A 63-year-old woman died at the hospital from the injuries she suffered in the accident. The other driver involved, a 34-year-old man, was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and failure to stop at a traffic light.
The investigation found that the female driver was attempting to make a left turn from Calvary Drive onto Louisburg Road on Sunday afternoon. When she entered the intersection to make the turn, her vehicle was hit by the male driver's vehicle. The other vehicle was headed south on Louisburg Road when it struck the victim's vehicle in the intersection.
Police have not updated the condition of the male involved in the accident except to note that he has been charged. They also did not mention if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
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Source: ABC11, "Raleigh police: Woman killed in crash on Louisburg Road," Nov. 20, 2017