07-23-04
Car vs. Motorcycle
Talley St @ US 21

A motorcycle coming down the road was hit by a small car which did not see the motorcycle.  It appears that motorcycle sustained heavy damage on the right side.  The rider was thrown and had road rash on his arms.  He was handled in spinal protocol due to he mechanism of the incident.

 

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First responders on the scene stabilize the motorcyclist's head.

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I apologize that this is blurred as the motorcycle crossed a walkway and road to hit the house.

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Closer inspection of the motorcycle by fire personnel.

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Looking at it from the front porch.

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Officer and firemen attempt to pull back from the porch - front rim was in the tire.

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Impact to the bumper off the Kia Sophia.

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Damaged Kia Sophia that was involved.

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Front right end where most damage occurred.

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Looking from the front as what hit the motorcycle.

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Getting the stretcher in position to lift patient.

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Getting the patient across the road meant stopping traffic.

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The EMS unit as they get ready to load.

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Marcus wanting his picture taken in a firetruck.

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Troutman Police car with heavy tinted windows.

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The helmets were left on the side of the road until the wrecker can get the bike.

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