GREENSBORO, NC (November 27, 2015) – On Friday Nov. 27 at 8:01pm, Mr. James Ray (B/M/78 of Charlotte, NC) was operating a 2009 Chevrolet HHR southbound on US29. Mr. Ray failed to yield to northbound US29 traffic when he attempted to complete a left turn onto Anita Lane. A collision occurred as a result, involving a 2006 Nissan Maxima operated by Ms. India Shanice Valentine Robinson (B/F/21 of Martinsville, VA).
As a result of the collision Mr. James Ray, Ms. India Robinson and Ms. Portia Bonita Jordan (Front Passenger of the Nissan) were transported to Moses Cone Hospital for Treatment. Ms. Jordan died as a result of her injuries. The family was notified of her death by hospital personnel.
Mr. James Ray was cited with a Safe Movement violation (G.S. 20-154) and Misdemeanor Death by Vehicle (G.S. 20-141.4).
Both Mr. Ray and Ms. Robinson were left in the care of Moses Cone Hospital for further treatment. The collision is being investigated by the Greensboro Police Department Crash Reconstruction Unit.
Authority: Officer B. L. Blankenship, Traffic Safety/Crash Reconstruction Unit."
- A Police Report