Seven motorcycles involved in wreck on U.S. 64 East near Wendell
Posted March 22, 2014
Zebulon, N.C. — Seven motorcycles were involved in a wreck late Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 64 East near Lizard Lick Road in Wendell, authorities said.
According to state Highway Patrol investigators, the wreck happened at about 11:45 a.m. after a ball fell out of the back of a truck onto the highway and caused a chain reaction crash.
A group of at least 20 female bikers were riding in the 4th Annual North Carolina Female Ride, an event to raise awareness about Lupus.
Two people were taken to WakeMed with serious injuries and one victim remained in critical condition Saturday night. Their names and conditions have not been released.
No other information about the wreck was immediately available.
All lanes of the highway reopened at about 2:45 p.m., officials said.