Articles Posted in Bicycle Accidents

Raleigh, NC (October 20, 2020) – The Raleigh Police Department responded after a boy was struck while riding a bicycle along Capital Boulevard near Cheviot Hill Drive. The crash was reported on Monday evening, October 19th.

According to a report from the scene, the boy was riding his bike on Capital Boulevard near the intersection with Cheviot Hill when he attempted to cross the road. As he was crossing, his bicycle was hit by an oncoming vehicle. Following the crash, the boy was taken by ambulance to WakeMed where he was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. There were no other injuries reported. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities and the investigation.

An investigation is ongoing at this time. There are no additional details available.

Davie County, NC (October 9, 2020) – A teenage bicyclist was injured in a crash that took place in Davie County on Thursday. The crash happened around 2:45 p.m. on Sheffield Road near Turkey Foot Road.

According to reports from the scene, the bicyclist was riding westbound on Sheffield when the rider attempted to cross the road from a private driveway. While crossing, the bicyclist was struck by a passing vehicle. Rescue crews arrived at the scene and airlifted the injured bicyclist to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem. There is no word on the condition of the teenage victim at this time. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. Police have not said whether the driver faces any charges in connection with the crash.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time. There is no additional information available.

High Point, NC (September 3, 2020) – Authorities have identified the man who was involved in a hit-and-run bicycle crash in High Point on Saturday. The crash happened at 901 N. Main Street near the High Point Public Library.

According to police, John Daniel was riding a bicycle across North Main Street when he was hit by a 2010 Honda Civic driven by Lorenzo White, Jr. of Randleman. Several nearby witnesses ran across the street to offer medical aid to Daniel. White did not stop at the scene following the crash. Medical workers arrived at the scene and transported Daniel to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

Police later located White and charged him with several offenses, including DWI, DWLR, felony hit-and-run, and felony serious injury by vehicle. He was taken to the Guilford County Jail where he was being held on bond following his arrest.

New Bern, NC (July 14, 2020) – A 46-year-old woman was charged with DWI after crashing into a bicyclist in New Bern. The crash happened along Landscape Drive on Sunday, July 12th just before 11:00 a.m.

According to a report, the New Bern Police Department responded to the crash scene. When police arrived, they located a 32-year-old man in the roadway suffering from injuries. The man was identified as a Marine who was stationed at Cherry Point. Officers determined that the man was struck by a vehicle driven by 46-year-old Sanna Suarez.

Following an investigation, Suarez was charged with driving while impaired and driving left of center. The victim was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center with serious injuries. An investigation into the crash is ongoing at this time.

Rockingham County, NC (July 13, 2020) – A man from Greensboro was killed in a bicycle crash on US 29 over the weekend. The incident took place on Sunday around 10:15 a.m. near the intersection with Cornelius Road.

According to reports, 64-year-old Donald Lee Farrar was riding his bicycle across the highway when he was hit was by a 2014 BMW passenger car that was traveling southbound on US 29. Medical personnel rushed Farrar to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating. There is no word on whether charges are expected.

Greensboro, NC (June 30, 2020) – A man from Greensboro was hurt in a hit-and-run crash on I-85. The crash happened on Monday, June 29th in the northbound lanes of the highway near the exit for Mount Hope Church Road.

The Greensboro Police Department reports that the victim was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was later identified as 46-year-old Steven Nazal. The bicyclist, a 36-year-old man from Greensboro, suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the collision.  Nazal fled the scene after the crash but was later arrested and has been charged with felony hit-and-run, driving while license revoked and failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision.

No additional details are available at this time.

Zebulon, NC (June 20, 2020) – A person was taken to the hospital following a bicycle accident in Zebulon on Thursday. The crash occurred on West Gannon Avenue around 10:30 p.m.

The Zebulon Fire Department along with local police authorities responded to the scene shortly after the crash occurred. According to Fire Chief Chris Perry, the bicyclist was struck near Pineview Drive and received unknown injuries as a result of the crash. There is no information on details surrounding the accident and it is not known if the driver remained at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing at this time and no further details have been released.

Raleigh, NC (May 24, 2020) – A bicyclist was taken to the hospital following a crash on I-540 in Raleigh. The crash took place on Saturday, May 23rd near Leesville Road.

According to the State Highway Patrol, a female driver was exiting onto Leesville Road from I-530 when she struck the bicyclist. The woman stopped at the scene following the crash. Paramedics rushed the bicyclist to Duke Hospital with serious injuries. He has not been identified at this time and there is no further update on his condition.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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