Motorcyclist killed in crash in southwest Charlotte

Motorcyclist killed in crash in southwest Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A motorcyclist was killed in a multi-vehicle crash in Charlotte’s Steele Creek area Wednesday night.

The wreck happened around 9 p.m. on Westinghouse Boulevard near S Tryon Street.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a 2016 Indian motorcycle was stopped at a traffic light on Westinghouse Boulevard and turned left on S. Tryon Street with a red light. A Chrysler, with a green light, traveled through the intersection and struck the motorcycle, causing the motorcycle to slam into a 2013 Toyota Corolla. The Chysler then ran off the road and struck a utility pole.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police do not suspect impairment for any of the drivers involved.

The intersection was closed as crews worked at the scene. CMPD said drivers could use Nevada Boulevard and Sandy Porter Road as alternate routes.

No charges have been filed.

Anyone with additional information in the crash is asked to call detectives at 704-432-2169 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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