The youth who drove a automotive stolen in Greensboro brought on a two-vehicle crime in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM – A youth may face prosecution for crashing two cars on University Parkway Saturday, Winston-Salem police said.
At 5:14 p.m. on Saturday, Winston-Salem police went to the intersection of University Parkway and West 14th Street to report a vehicle accident.
Police found that a youth driving a stolen 2012 Nissan Altima was driving north on University Parkway when the driver tried to turn around and refused to give way to an SUV driving south on University Parkway . The SUV was driven by Song Kyun Chong, 56, from Timberline Ridge Court in Winston-Salem. Ju Hee Chong, 55, of Timberline Ridge Court, was in the passenger seat.
Another kid sat in the passenger seat of the Nissan Altima.
The cars collided after Chong was unable to slow down in time. Song Kyun Chong and Ju Hee Chong were both taken to a local hospital. Their conditions are listed as stable. The passenger of the stolen SUV also suffered serious injuries, but the youth’s condition is considered stable, police said in the press release.
Police later discovered that the Greensboro SUV had been stolen. Police said the juvenile justice system had been contacted and juvenile petitions were being obtained against the juvenile driver.
Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800. People can also contact Crime Stoppers on Facebook under “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem”.