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Darwin Graves Killed in Burlington NC Motorcycle Crash

A gentleman named Darwin Graves was killed Thursday afternoon after being deliberately hit by a man driving an SUV.  The crash happened at around 1:18 pm in the afternoon on Piedmont Way.  According to available information, Mr. Graves and the driver of the SUV had an argument and Mr. Graves fled the scene.  The other person then chased Mr. Graves and ran him down with the SUV.

Mr. Graves was 41 years old.

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Michael Rivas Killed in Fayetteville NC Motorcycle Crash

A gentleman named Michael Rivas was tragically killed on Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle was hit by a car.  The crash happened on Saturday afternoon on Hope Mills Road at the intersection with Westgate Drive.  According to available information, Mr. Rivas was traveling along Hope Mills Road when a woman driving a 2004 Mercury pulled across his path while attempting to turn on Westgate Drive.  Mr. Rivas was 33 years old.

The driver of the Mercury has been charged with numerous crimes including unsafe movement, driving with an expired license, expired registration, and an inspection violation.  Hopefully, the driver of the Mercury has insurance to help cover this significant claim.  If not, the Rivas family may be entitled to uninsured motorists coverage to cover this claim.

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Richard Fields Killed in Burlington NC Scooter Collision

A gentleman named Richard Fields was tragically killed on Wednesday morning while riding his scooter in Burlington, North Carolina.  The crash happened as Mr. Fields was traveling north on Beaumont Avenue.  According to the limited information available, a car traveling in the opposite direction was attempting to turn left onto North Church Street and the collision resulted.

The reports of this crash do not indicate that any charges have been filed against the driver of the car.  However, it would appear that the car failed to yield to Mr. Fields and cross the path of Mr. Fields causing this collision.  if we learn more about this crash, we will update this story.

 

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Randy Mason Killed in Durham NC Motorcycle Accident

A gentleman named Randy Mason was tragically killed Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash in Durham, North Carolina.  The crash happened around 7:30 pm on Guess Road near the intersection with Garland Street.  According to available information, Mr. Mason was traveling south on Guess Road when a Ford Focus attempted to turn onto Garland Street.  Based on the reports of this crash, it appears that the Ford turned across the path of Mr. Mason.

Mr. Mason was transported to the hospital but did not survive.  He was 28 years old and from Durham.

After this initial collision, another motorcyclist on a Honda bike crashed into the rear bumper of the Ford Focus.  This motorcyclist was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

At this point, police have not filed any charges against the driver of the Ford Focus but it would appear that the driver of the Focus was at fault and would likely be charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

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Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on NC Highway 150 in Midway NC

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash Saturday morning on N.C. Highway 150 near Midway, North Carolina.  The wreck happened around 11:20 am when a woman pulled out of a Sheetz convenience store near Hickory Tree Road and then changed lanes into the path of an oncoming motorcyclist.  The motorcyclist was driving a 2012 Victory bike but lost control as he tried to avoid the woman.

The biker was transported to Wake Forest Baptists Hospital but is expected to survive.  The woman was charged with  failure to yield.

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North Carolina I-95 Motorcycle Accident With Trailer Results in Injuries

There was a serious accident on Interstate 95 in Cumberland County, North Carolina on Saturday afternoon involving a motorcycle and a trailer has resulted in serious injuries to one person.

The wreck happened on the northbound side of I-95 at around 4:45 pm.  As a result of the wreck, one person was transported to Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville for treatment.

At this point it is not clear if the motorcyclist was hurt or who may be at fault for this accident.  We will update this post as we learn more information.

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Tevin Thompson Killed in Lumberton NC Motorcycle Accident

A gentleman named Tevin Thompson was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident in Lumberton, North Carolina on Sunday afternoon.  The accident happened on Norment Road when a man turned left onto a private drive and hit Mr. Thompson.

The driver of the vehicle has been charged with failure to yield and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.  Mr. Thompson was 22 years old.

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Motorcycle Wreck on Blue Ridge Parkway in NC Causes One Death

A motorcyclist was killed on Sunday in a wreck on the Blue Ridge Parkway north of Asheville, North Carolina.  The wreck happened near the Ox Creek Road and Town Mountain Road at around 3:30 pm.  Apparently a blue Subaru turned in front of the motorcyclist, hitting it, and causing the motorcycle to strike a second bike.

At this point, there is no indication of any charges against the driver of the Subaru.  Based on the limited information available, it would seem likely that the driver of the Subaru would be charged with a failure to yield and a misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

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Orlando Atkinson Seriously Injured in Goldsboro, NC Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accident

A gentleman named Orlando Atkinson was seriously injured on Wednesday night when he was hit while riding his motorcycle in Goldsboro, North Carolina.  The wreck happened on Country Day Road near Wayne Memorial Drive when a vehicle crossed the center line and hit Mr. Atkinson while he was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Mr. Atkinson was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina for treatment.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is searching for the driver of the vehicle that crossed the center line.  It is believed to be a General Motors pick-up truck or SUV manufactured between 2007 and 2014.  Anyone with information about this accident is asked to call the North Carolina Highway Patrol at 919-731-7960.

Hit and run accidents can be among the most serious accidents on the roadways of North Carolina.  Many hit-and-run victims have serious injuries such as broken bones that come with substantial medical bills and time away from work.  An experienced hit-and-run lawyer can assist you with maximizing your recovery for all of your losses.

If you are the victim of a hit-and-run accident, it is very important to notify local law enforcement officers immediately.  In some cases, the timing of notification to a law enforcement officer may be the difference in whether you can recover from any insurance company for your injuries.

We know that law enforcement officers will do their best to track down a hit-and-run driver. However, there resources may be limited and as time passes, the trail gets colder.  In addition to contacting law enforcement officers, you should strongly consider contacting an attorney so that your claim can be protected from any procedural loopholes that might exist.

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David Drach Killed and Nancy Drach Seriously Injured in North Carolina Crash With Flatbed Lumber Truck

A gentleman named David Drach was tragically killed and his wife Nancy Drach was seriously injured on Tuesday morning in a motorcycle crash involving a lumber truck near Valle Crucis, North Carolina.  The crash happened around 11:00 am on N.C. Highway 194.  According to available information, The Drachs were traveling northbound on NC 194 while a flatbed truck was traveling southbound.  Apparently, the flatbed truck was transporting lumber that had become unsecured and was protruding out from the truck.  As the Drachs rode past the truck on their motorcycle, the lumber struck them causing the crash.

Mr. Drach did not survive.  Mrs. Drach was airlifted to Johnson City Medical Center.  The Drachs are apparently from Lake Placid, Florida.

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This is a very tragic accident and appears to have been easily prevented had the load on the flatbed been properly secured.  The truck belongs to New River Building Supply and the driver has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.  At this time, it is not clear whether anyone else may have also been responsible for securing the lumber onto the truck.

 

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