Deadly motorcycle crash shuts down part of Carowinds Boulevard, CMPD says
The road is shut down in both directions from 14300 Carowinds Blvd. to the intersection of Choate Circle.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A deadly motorcycle crash shut down part of Carowinds Boulevard Wednesday night, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Police said the road was shut down in both directions from 14300 Carowinds Blvd. to the intersection of Choate Circle.
When they got on scene, police said they found a Honda with heavy driver’s side damage and a badly damaged Harley Davidson in the roadway.
The driver of the motorcycle, Jean Kelly Allen Jr., died at the scene, according to Medic.
A preliminary investigation indicates that Allen was headed northwest on Carowinds Boulevard when it hit the Honda on the driver’s side.
He was then separated from the motorcycle, according to officers.
Police say speed appears to be a possible factor on behalf of Allen. It also appeared he was not wearing a helmet.
The driver of the Honda was treated for minor injuries.
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