Goldsboro, NC (October 26, 2018) – The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a serious hit-and-run crash in Goldsboro. The accident led to injuries in a motorcyclist.
At the time, Orlando Maurice Atkinson was riding his Harley Davidson on Country Day Road when a vehicle suddenly crossed the center line and crashed into the motorcycle. The vehicle then continued onward and didn’t stop.
Atkinson was quickly airlifted to the Vidant Greenville Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The suspect has not yet been found but they were believed to have been driving a GMC SUV. Police said that it is missing its driver’s side mirror and step rail, as both were torn off in the crash and left at the scene.
Police are investigating and seeking more information.
Goldsboro Hit-and-Run Accident
Hit-and-run accidents are a crime under North Carolina law, which means that you have options if you have been seriously injured at the hands of another party. We wish to extend our condolences to the party who was injured in this horrific accident and we hope that he will find peace as he moved forward at this time.
Hit-and-run accidents typically end in criminal damages, which means that you will be able to use the police report and other evidence to bring a claim against a party who caused you harm. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you may have received catastrophic injuries that will lead to massive damages as the medical bills pile up and you miss time at work as you heal.
At the Nye Law Group, we want to help you hold a liable party responsible for your accident, no matter what it takes. Call us for more information on how we can extend a supportive hand to you at this time at (912) 200-5230.
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Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.