A serious motorcycle accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Spruce Pine, North Carolina in McDowell Count has resulted in injuries to two motorcyclists.  The wreck happened on Sunday at around 2:00 pm when a motorcycle went over an embankment.  One person on the bike suffered serious injuries requiring airlift to Mission Hospital in Asheville.  A second person was taken by ground transport to Mission Hospital.

At this point, it is not clear what cause the bike to go over the embankment or if there are any charges against the operator as a result of the incident.

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