Moped driver killed in crash involving 2 other vehicles on US 421 in Winston-Salem


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A moped driver was killed after they were hit by two vehicles on U.S. 421 in Winston-Salem, according to police.

At about 12:12 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a crash on U.S. 421 south, north of Exit 230.

Investigators believe a moped was heading south in the left lane when it was struck from behind by a 2011 Honda. The moped was then hit by a 2016 Ford truck.

The driver of the moped died at the scene. Police did not release the victim’s name or age.

The driver of the Honda and a passenger, who was a juvenile, were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

U.S. 421 south was shut down for about four hours.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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