Greensboro, NC (May 8, 2021) – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash that took place on Friday night in Greensboro. The accident happened around 8:50 p.m. on East Wendover Avenue near the intersection with Gatewood Avenue.
Officers with the Greensboro Police Department responded to the scene. According to reports, the collision involved a motorcycle and a Nissan Frontier. The driver of the Frontier was identified as 79-year-old Clarence Meachem, Gibsonville. According to reports, Meachem failed to yield the right-of-way at the intersection and caused the crash to occur. The motorcyclist, who was not identified, died at the accident scene.
The crash caused Wendover to be closed for several hours as investigators as police worked at the scene. Meachem was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in connection with the accident.