Monday, April 22, 2024

Motorcycle crash on South College Road leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

The Wilmington Police Department reported a man was killed after crashing into a van on his motorcycle (Port City Daily/Michael Praats)
The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a motorcycle and car crash that left one dead and two injured. (Port City Daily/file)

WILMINGTON — The female passenger on a motorcycle was pronounced dead on the scene Wednesday night following a crash on South College Road. The male driver has major injuries, according to a news release.

Wilmington Police Department units responded around 9:30 p.m. in the 600 block and reported the motorcycle appeared to have collided with the back of another vehicle. The driver of the car suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

The traffic unit is continuing the investigation as of Thursday morning.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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