Winston-Salem, NC – John Dickson Cobb Killed in Sunday Moped Crash

Winston-Salem, NC (July 6, 2020) – A 31-year-old man was killed while riding his moped on Sunday in Winston-Salem. The crash happened just before 10:00 p.m. in the 4300 block of Old Belews Creek Road.

Police say that John Dickson Cobb, of Winston-Salem, was riding a 2018 Bahama Moped southbound on Old Belews Creek. At the same time, a driver in a 2000 Mercedes ML320 was traveling northbound. The Mercedes driver made a left turn onto Beeson Dairy Road and collided with Cobb’s moped. Cobb was thrown from the bike and landed in the roadway where he was struck by a third vehicle. He died at the crash scene. There were no other injuries reported.

An investigation remains ongoing and there have been no charges filed at this time. Anyone with information should contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7000.

Fatal Accidents in North Carolina  Winston-Salem, NC - John Dickson Cobb Killed in Sunday Moped Crash

Fatal North Carolina traffic accidents take place every day in North Carolina. On average, there are approximately three fatal crashes reported each day across our state. While many serious traffic collisions involve cars, a substantial number of North Carolina traffic accidents also occur on motorcycles, scooters, and mopeds. When these accidents take place, the results can be catastrophic as these vehicles offer little protection from the force of a collision.

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