Unsafe Truck Driver? Tractor-Trailer Driver Cited for Death of Motorcyclist in Charlotte, North Carolina
Monday night, May 16, 2022, police responded to a deadly collision involving a motorcycle and tractor-trailer at the intersection of Rozzelles Ferry Road and Lawton Road in Charlotte, North Carolina. The motorcyclist was dead at the scene and the passenger was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The tractor-trailer driver, Rolando Reimundez Pedre, 28, was not hurt in the crash.
According to investigators, the motorcycle was traveling northwest on Rozzelles Ferry Road. When it got to the intersection, the tractor-trailer turned left from the southeast lanes, in front of the motorcycle, causing the motorcycle to hit the tractor-trailer. Both the motorcyclist and passenger were thrown from the motorcycle. They were both wearing helmets at the time of the crash.
Rolando Reimundez Pedre has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and failure to yield the right of way.
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