Head-on collision kills Greensboro lady, severely injures three folks, say Burlington police | Native information



BURLINGTON – A Greensboro woman was killed and two other Greensboro residents seriously injured in a head-on collision in Burlington Thursday, according to a Burlington Police Department press release.

At around 1:55 p.m., authorities responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of South Mebane Street and Summit Avenue, police said.

A 2015 Audi driven by Burlington Sherry Lynn Jones, 49, was traveling west on Mebane Street when it crossed the center line and hit a 2011 Hyundai head-on, police said.

Jessica Kate Downey, 41, from Greensboro drove the Hyundai. Downey was transported to the Alamance Regional Medical Center, where she died of her injuries, police said.

Jones was also transported to Alamance Regional, but was later taken to Duke University Hospital, where she is in serious condition, police said.

Two inmates in Downey’s car, William Cupp, 20, from Greensboro and Jaden Downey, 18, from Greensboro, are both listed in serious condition at the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.

The police traffic police are investigating. The police ask anyone with information to contact the Burlington Police Department at 336-229-3500. To remain anonymous, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at 336-229-7100 or use the P3 Tips mobile app. Tips provided through Crimestoppers may qualify for cash rewards.

Contact Jamie Biggs at 336-373-4476 and follow @JamieBiggsNR on Twitter.

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