WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A man has died following a crash in Winston-Salem on Saturday evening, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department.
Winston-Salem police officers arrived at the intersection of North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and the US-52 northbound ramp at 5:16 p.m. Saturday after getting reports of a vehicle collision.
Investigators say that Carl Alrena Holland, 63, was driving his 2002 Yamaha Vmax motorcycle eastbound on North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at the time of the crash.
Investigators say that at the same time, a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe was driving westbound on North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and attempted to make a left turn onto US-52 northbound.
While making that turn, the Chevrolet Tahoe blocked Holland’s path of travel and the two collided at the intersection.
Winston-Salem police say that Holland was pronounced dead at the scene and that his next-of-kin has been notified.
The Winston-Salem Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit responded to the scene and has assumed control of the ongoing investigation.
Police say there is no further information available at this time.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation should call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800, or En Espanol (336) 728-3904. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook. A Crime Stoppers Tip Form can also be located online. Information given to Crime Stoppers can be done anonymously. The Text-A-Tip program can be reached at (336) 276-1717 and allows you to text tips, photos and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. Please note that text tips are not anonymous.