According to police, 23-year-old Serrato Calderon, who later died from his injuries, drove his 1991 Honda through a traffic light at the intersection of New Hope Church Road and Atlantic Avenue and collided with a 1993 Lincoln Town Car carrying a 68-year-old man and two children.
Calderon died at Wake Medical Center Saturday afternoon. His 21-year-old brother, Orlando, a passenger in the Honda, was listed in good condition at Wake Medical Center.
William Kearney, 68, and the two children who were passengers in his Lincoln, a 12-year-old and a 9-year-old, also were hospitalized with injuries.
The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Kearney was waiting to turn left from Atlantic onto westbound New Hope Church Road when his car was struck by the Calderons'.
Serrato Calderon was faulted for running the light.
Copyright 2023 by Capitol Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.