Motorcyclist Sustains Fatal Injuries in Gastonia, North Carolina Tractor Trailer Accident


April 08, 2019

GASTON COUNTY, NC – A recent online news article published by wsoctv.com reports that a motorcyclist was killedin a tragic collision with a tractor trailer.*

According to Gastonia Police, a collision between a motorcycle and a tractortrailer that happened at the intersection of South New Hope Road and Redbud Drive, has resulted in the motorcyclist’s death.  The Gastonia Police further reports that the driver of the tractor trailer was leaving a Walmart Neighborhood Market and attempted to turn left onto New Hope Road.  Upon turning left, the tractor trailer collided into a motorcycle driven by a 30-year-old man, who was killedupon impact.

No criminal charges have been filedagainst the driver of the tractor trailer.  However, the accident is still under investigation, and because the accident involves a tractor trailer, a more extensive investigation may be warranted.  In many cases, the trucking company that owns the tractor trailer involved in an accident along with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will investigate a tractor trailer accident to determine the cause or causes of the accident.

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Source:https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/police-investigating-fatal-crash-involving-motorcycle-tractor-trailer-in-gaston-county/936970201

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