Public’s Help Needed in Crash Investigation
(Last Updated On: October 19, 2016)
GREENSBORO, NC (Oct. 19, 2016) –Greensboro police traffic officers are asking for the public’s assistance in providing a critical piece missing from an on-going investigation of a fatal crash.
On Sunday, Oct. 16, Eden Amick, 42, of Archdale, was driving her 2001 Ford Explorer north on I-85 near Elm-Eugene St. around 3:45 pm when she lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn several times. Donna Howell, 61, or High Point, died as a result of the crash. A child who was riding in the back was treated for minor injuries and released from the hospital that evening. Amick’s condition, initially classified as life-threatening, has improved to stable. She remains hospitalized.
Several witnesses have stated that Amick swerved to avoid furniture that was in her lane of travel. Police have been unable to verify to that information, and are asking for anyone who saw the furniture, or the vehicle it was in to contact them.
“Having this information will greatly assist us,” explained Officer A. D. Reed who is the lead re constructionist for this crash. “It may also help ease the pain of the family members who are in shock and grieving for everyone involved.”
Amick was charged with failure to maintain her lane of travel and misdemeanor death by vehicle.
Anyone with information about this crash is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000 or text the tip to 274637 using the keyword badboyz. All calls to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous, and may result in a reward up to $2,000.