Report: Car was speeding before fatal Cary collision
Posted February 14, 2012
Cary, N.C. — A car involved in a fatal Sunday wreck in Cary was speeding at the time of the collision, according to an accident report released Tuesday.
Martikia Adams, 22, of Raleigh, was trying to make a left turn off West Chatham Street onto Cary Parkway when her Saturn crossed into the path of a Dodge Avenger, police said.
Adams and her boyfriend, Brian Cobb, 26, of Cary, died of the injuries they suffered in the collision.
The Avenger, driven by Meghan Sladek, 22, of Apex, was traveling at 52 mph at the time of the collision, according to the accident report. The posted speed limit on that section of Cary Parkway is 45 mph, the report states.
No charges have been filed in the case.
Cary traffic engineers said Monday that the intersection doesn't meet the criteria for a traffic light, saying there haven't been enough collisions there.