CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Two people were killed in a single-vehicle overnight crash that occurred this weekend in south Charlotte, CMPD confirmed on Monday.
Officers responded to calls regarding the wreck around 2:30 a.m. near 800 Colville Road and Twilford Place by Providence Road in the Eastover area.
Upon arrival, officers found a burning Mercedes sedan with four passengers. The driver, Robert Walker, and a passenger, Henry Melvin, were both pronounced dead on the scene. Two other passengers were transported to Atrium Main with non-life-threatening injuries.
A major crash unit, DWI Taskforce, CSI, and a motor unit were among the groups that responded to the scene.
An initial investigation revealed that Walker was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control.
This remains an active investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to contact officials at 704-334-1600.