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SUV, Motorcycle Collide on U.S. Highway 64 in Asheboro, North Carolina

February 17, 2019

ASHEBORO, NC. – According to an online news story published by, an SUV and a motorcycle collided on U.S. Highway 64 in Asheboro, North Carolina. Both vehicles overturned in the accident, and both drivers suffered serious injuries. One of the drivers was cited for the wreck.* 

The crash happened in the evening on February 8 on U.S. 64 in Asheboro. A 1995 Jeep SUV was traveling north on Kennedy Farm Road. At the intersection with U.S. 64, the Jeep driver traveled into the intersection and the westbound lanes of U.S. 64, where it crossed into the path of a westbound 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle. 

The two vehicles then collided. The Jeep rolled after impact and came to a rest on its roof. The motorcycle overturned and came to a rest on one side. Both were sitting on Kennedy Farm Road, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol. It is unclear at this time why the driver of the Jeep did not yield to oncoming traffic on U.S. 64. North Carolina Highway Patrol did not cite a cause for the collision. 

Both drivers were seriously injured after the wreck, and first responders transported them to local hospitals via ambulance. The motorcyclist, 57-year-old James Phillip Welch, of Lexington, North Carolina, was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 

The driver of the Jeep, 48-year-old Richard Allen Farlow, was taken to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital. Neither man’s current condition is known. Authorities cited Farlow for unsafe movement for failing to yield to the right-of-way. Troopers have not reported further information at this time. 

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