2 hospitalized after wreck involving car, motorcycle in Asheboro

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ASHEBORO, N.C. — Two people were hospitalized following a wreck involving a car and a motorcycle in Asheboro on Tuesday afternoon.

Asheboro police responded to North Fayetteville Street near the intersection with Balfour Avenue at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday in reference to an accident.

Upon arrival, officers determined that Gurney Monroe Allred and Carol Cox Allred, both of Randleman, were on a 2004 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle that was stopped at the red light on North Fayetteville Street at the intersection of Balfour Avenue.

Asheboro police said Khalil Hughes, of Franklinville, was traveling northbound on North Fayetteville Street in a 2002 Honda passenger car.

Hughes failed to reduce speed and collided with the motorcycle near the intersection. This collision caused both Gurney and Carol Allred to be ejected off the motorcycle onto the roadway, police said.

Gurney Allred was transported to Randolph Hospital for evaluation. There is no word on his condition. Carol Allred was airlifted to UNC Chapel Hill Medical Center in serious condition. Hughes was not injured.

Asheboro police said charges are expected in the near future.

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