Police: Van Hits, Kills Pedestrian & Collides With Another Car In High Point

6:38 AM, Mar 27, 2013   |    comments
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High Point, NC -- Greensboro Road in High Point reopened following a mini-van crash that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

The accident happened just after 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the 900 block of Greensboro Road.

Police said a mini-van, driven by 31-year-old Senstavanh James Uprajay, was traveling east on the road when the he went off the right side of the pavement and into a ditch. The vehicle struck John Floyd, 49, before getting back onto the roadway. Then, the van crossed the center line and hit a car traveling west.

Floyd died from head injuries. 

The drivers of both vehicles were transported to High Point Regional Hospital. Uprajay received minor injuries and the other driver's injuries were listed as serious but non-life threatening. 

Police said Uprajay was under the influence of prescription drugs and other narcotics when the accident happened. He has been charged with Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Felony Death by Motor Vehicle, Aggravated Serious Injury by Motor Vehicle, DWI, Driving Left of Center and Driving While License Revoked.

Uprajay was placed in the Guilford County Jail under a $500,000 bond.

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