CHARLOTTE (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — A person is struggling with numerous fees which include driving though impaired in a crash that killed two men and women on North Tryon Street in College City on Tuesday.
In accordance to CMPD, the crash happened just ahead of 9 p.m. in close proximity to the Terraces at College Spot Purchasing Middle. Investigators say 26-yr-outdated Thomas Nix was rushing in a 2017 Volkswagen Golfing GTi and found to be impaired soon after a head-on crash involving a 2011 Audi Q5 SUV.
Preliminary investigation displays that the Audi SUV pushed by 32-calendar year-aged Luke Drawdy was trying to transform still left on North Tryon Avenue from the browsing middle when Nix’s auto touring south in the still left lane struck the Audi on the driver aspect.
Drawdy and his 35-yr-old passenger, Restin Drawdy, had been the two pronounced dead at the scene and were both equally putting on seatbelts when the crash transpired. Nix was transported to Atrium Health Carolinas Health-related Center by Medic with slight injuries. Nix’s automobile sustained heavy entrance-close destruction and was identified in a tree line. The Audi was uncovered with significant hurt stopped in the northbound lanes.
Nix has been charged with driving though impaired, and further warrants have been attained for two counts of felony dying by motor auto and reckless driving.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing.
If you have any info that could aid investigators, contact CMPD at (704) 432-2169 ext. 4 or depart an anonymous tip with CMPD CrimeStoppers at (704) 334-1600 or by clicking in this article.