A gentleman named James Wright was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on Sunday afternoon in Staley, North Carolina.  The crash happened around 3:10 pm on NC Highway 49 near the intersection with Old Staley Road.

According to available information, a woman operating a 2018 Honda SUV started to turn left onto Whites Chapel Road and then turned back to her right and hit Mr. Wright as he was traveling in the same direction.

The impact forced Mr. Wright off the roadway to the right causing the bike to collide with a utility pole.  Mr. Wright sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill for treatment.

At this point, there is no indication of charges having been filed but it would apparent that the woman should at least be charged with a safe movement violation.

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