CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Detectives with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department say the driver of a silver 2005 Honda Accord died after losing control of his car and colliding with a 2011 Hyundai Sonata SE on Mount Holly Road.
Detectives say they responded to the accident on Saturday, January 9th around 9:30 p.m. to find a white Hyundai Sonata SE with heavy front-end damage, and a silver Honda Accord, off the side of the roadway to the left, with heavy driver’s side damage.
Police identify the driver of the Hyundai as 33-year-old Laura Weber, and say she had a 14-month-old passenger in her car at the time of the accident.
Both Weber and the child were taken to Atrium Main with minor injuries from the crash, according to a news release.
Detectives say the driver of the Honda, 25-year-old Christopher White Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators say White was heading east on Mount Holly Road when he lost control of his vehicle on a curve, and crossed the double yellow line into the westbound lanes of travel.
White was hit on the driver’s side by the front end of the Hyundai Sonata, which was traveling west, and left the roadway to the left, according to a news release.
Detectives say Weber was wearing her seatbelt, was not impaired, and her child was in a proper child restraint system at the time of the crash.
There were no charges filed against Weber in this accident, according to a news release.
Police say White was speeding and driving recklessly when the two cars collided.
Police say the investigation remains active, and ask anyone with more information to call Detective Crum at 704-432-2169, extension #4, or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.