Motorcyclist Injured in Wreck on U.S. 1
An Southern Pines man was injured Tuesday night when the motorcycle he was operating was hit by another vehicle.
Jeffrey Kenneth Griffey, 36, of Southern Pines was riding his 1993 Yamaha down U.S. 1 near the KFC restaurant when he was hit by a 2001 Hyundai driven by Mary Bethea Smith, 70, of Aberdeen, according to Aberdeen police.
The incident happened around 7:15 p.m.
Smith, who was the only person in her vehicle, was cited for unsafe movement/failure to see before turning and driving while license revoked. She was wearing her seatbelt, police said.
Police said she was turning left into the KFC parking lot when the wreck happened.
Griffey, who was wearing a helmet approved by NCDOT, was transported by helicopter to UNC Hospitals Chapel Hill.
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