1 dead, 1 critical following motorcycle wreck

Gaston Fire-Rescue-EMS was dispatched at 8:26 a.m. Sunday to a motorcycle accident on Interstate 95 Northbound near the 178 mile marker. Upon arrival, units found a three-wheeled motorcycle with heavy damage. One female was pronounced dead on the scene. One male was found in critical condition. Vidant EastCare landed on the scene and transported the male patient to a trauma center. Fire units remained on scene for nearly an hour and a half, during which time both northbound lanes were closed. NC Highway Patrol is leading the accident investigation. Also on scene was Northampton County EMS, Northampton County Sheriff’s Office, Garysburg Police Department and NC Department of Transportation.

1 dead following motorcycle wreck