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UPDATE: Victims Identified In Severe Friday Night Accident In Greenville


Greenville Police have identified a woman critically injured in an accident Friday night that also sent another male driver to the hospital.

Officials say that 21-year-old Taushima Nixon of Williamston was taken to the hospital in critical condition Friday night, after a Dodge Magnum driven by 27-year-old Durwin Lamb of Greenville, crashed into the back of Nixon's BMW.

We're told Nixon was standing behind the BMW that appeared to be disabled in the center lane of 10th Street, when Lamb crashed into the back of it, pinning Nixon.

Officials say the traffic safety unit is continuing its investigation. Lamb was taken to Vidant with non-life threatening injuries.
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Greenville police say a woman was run over as she stood outside her car late Friday night in Greenville.

Sgt. Hadnott tells WITN about 11:00 p.m. Friday the call came in about the wreck at the intersection of 10th Street and Elm Street. He says she was standing behind her BMW car which was stopped in the middle east bound lane on 10th Street at Elm Street with no lights on when she was hit by a Dodge car. Hadnott says the woman was found under the Dodge. Her car ended up in the front yard of Kappa Delta sorority.

Police say the woman was taken to Vidant Medical Center with serious injuries. Police say the driver of the Dodge wasn't wearing a seat belt and had face injuries which were non-life threatening. Police have not identified the woman or the driver of the Dodge.

Police say the crash is still under investigation. They say preliminary information does not indicate alcohol as being a factor in the crash.

No charges have been filed.


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