Two dead after collision between car, motorcycle

Published 12:00 am Monday, September 12, 2011

By Shavonne Potts
SALISBURY — Two people were killed and one person was in critical condition following a two-vehicle collision late Sunday night at the intersection of U.S. 29 and Airport Road.
A man and woman, whose names were not available, were killed when the motorcycle they were on hit the side of the car about 10 p.m. in front of Wilco-Hess convenience store.
The motorcycle was southbound on U.S. 29, and the car was pulling out of the convenience store, said Lt. Greg Beam of the Salisbury Police Department.
The car’s driver, a male, was in critical condition, and a male passenger, whose injuries were described as non-life-threatening was taken to hospital by ambulance.
No other details were available late Sunday.
A collision on Freeze Road Saturday evening  was also reported as a fatality, but further details were not available over the weekend.
Contact reporter Shavonne Potts at 704-797-4253.

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