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Articles Posted in North Carolina Motorcycle Accidents

On Thursday night a Raleigh moped driver was seriously injured in a north Raleigh accident.

The accident happened when a car turned into the path of moped driver John Mahaffey.  The accident happened on Spring Forest Road near Capital Boulevard.  Mr. Mahaffey was critically injured and taken to WakeMed which is the area Level 1 trauma center.

Learn more about this accident.

A terrible motorcycle accident in Newport, NC has claimed the life of motorcyclist David Sandmeyer.

This tragic accident happened on Saturday afternoon on NC Highway 24 near Newport, NC.  Mr. Sandmeyer was apparently traveling on the roadway near the Pender Park Fuel Market when a pickup truck pulled into his path.  Apparently, this location has a history of serious accidents and it is not clear whether a poor roadway design contributed to the wreck.

Mr. Sandmeyer was a 21 year old Marine stationed at Cherry Point and was from Minnesota.

A serious accident on US Highway 17 in Surf City, NC has resulted in injuries to a motorcyclist.

The accident happened on Wednesday afternoon when a DWI driver crossed the median and struck the motorcyclist who was stopped at the light at the intersection of NC 210.  The motorcyclist was dragged several hundred feet in the wreck before becoming pinned between two cars.  The motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The DWI driver of the car has been charged with several crimes including felony serious injury with a motor vehicle.

Ryan Everette was riding his moped on Sunday evening just outside of Havelock when he was struck head-on by a car coming in the opposite direction.

According to reports, Mr. Everette was riding on Greenfield Heights Boulevard when a car coming in the other direction tried to pass another vehicle and came into Mr. Everette’s lane.  The other driver, Michael Sides, has been charged in the accident.

This is yet another unfortunate accident involving a moped, scooter or motorcycle on North Carolina roadways.  Unfortunately, drivers seem to continually ignore these types of vehicles which often results in serious injuries for the victims.

A motorcyclist named Danny Burdette was seriously injured on Tuesday in a motorcycle accident near Wanchese, NC.

The accident apparently happened on NC 345.  Details about the cause of the accident were not available from reports.

Read more on this serious NC motorcycle accident.

Moped driver Glenn Edward Shepard was killed on Thursday while riding his moped in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina.

The tragic accident happened at the intersection of Beach Drive and Ocean Isle Beach Drive sometime during the morning.  According to reports, the driver of the other vehicle claims to have been blinded by the sun.  This driver struck Mr. Shepard from behind and was charge with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

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A serious Fayetteville, NC motorcycle accident has resulted in the death of the motorcyclist.

The accident, which involved a hit-and-run driver, happened early Saturday at the intersection of Morganton and Skibo roads.  Apparently, Mr. David Keller was lawfully proceeding through the intersection on his motorcycle when he was struck by a black Cadillac Escalade.  The Escalade then fled the scene.  Mr. Keller did not survive the accident.  Anyone with information on this accident is asked to contact Fayetteville police.

Read more on this serious Fayetteville hit-and-run motorcycle accident.

A serious hit-and-run accident on Western Boulevard in Raleigh has resulted in serious injuries to scooter driver Brian John Moore.

The accident happened on Friday night around 10:30 pm and involved a newer model four door sedan.

Read more on this serious Raleigh hit-and-run accident.

A motorcyclist from Davidson County was killed on Sunday in a crash in Rowan County.

The motorcycle accident apparently happened near Bringle Ferry and Providence Church roads when a woman tried to turn left and crossed the path of motorcyclist Jeffrey Yarborough.  According to reports, Mr. Yarborough was traveling the speed limit of 55 mph just before the accident happened but may have slowed slightly before the impact.  The car driver was cited for misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

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A Hickory, North Carolina moped accident has resulted in serious injuries to the moped rider.

The accident happened on Second Avenue Southeast.  It is unclear what caused the moped rider to crash or whether another vehicle was involved.

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