Concord, NC (October 20, 2020) – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with an unattached trailer in Concord on Tuesday, October 20th. The crash took place just before 12:00 p.m. at the intersection of Warren C. Coleman Boulevard and Wilshire Avenue.
According to officers, a 37-year-old man was riding a motorcycle northbound on Warren C. Coleman. At the same time, a tractor-trailer was traveling southbound on the same road. The trailer suddenly became unattached from the truck and veered into the northbound lanes, striking the motorcycle head-on. The motorcyclist suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the crash scene. His identity has not been revealed at this time. There were no additional injuries reported in the accident and the driver of the tractor-trailer has also not been identified.
The road was closed following the crash and remained closed until it reopened around 2:00 p.m. An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed.