On Saturday, two people were injured in a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV in Asheville. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened sometime before 4:00 p.m. on I-26 west near the Airport Road exit. Very few details have been released about this crash, but initial reports indicate that an SUV rear-ended a truck and a motorcycle rear-ended the SUV.
On Tuesday night, two people were injured in a crash involving a motorcycle in Transylvania County. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened at Crab Creek Road and Cascade Lake road, near the Little River Baptist Church, at about 9:00 p.m. Very few details about this wreck have been released, but we do know that there was a car and a motorcycle involved.
On Friday night, there was a crash involving a motorcycle and a car in Asheville. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on the Smokey Park Highway, sometime after 8:00 p.m. Very few details about the crash have been released, but we do know that the motorcycle rider was alert and conscious when first responders arrived on the scene. There has been no word on the cause of the crash, which could still be under investigation with local law enforcement authorities.
On Saturday night, a hit-and-run driver struck a motorcyclist and his passenger in Buncombe County. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on Hendersonville Road. Chris and Andrea Gomiller, from Arden, were riding their motorcycle when they when a car drove onto their bike without warning. As Andrea was injured beside the motorcycle, Chris jumped onto the fleeing vehicle in attempts to stop the hit-and-run driver. He fell off the car, but thankfully the driver was later apprehended.
In the early morning hours on Saturday, a motorcyclist from Ashville was killed in a crash on Taft Avenue. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened just before 2:00 a.m. The rider, 41-year-old Charles Thomas Miller, was on a 2014 Kawasaki Ninja at the time of the wreck.