[Ed. – Just another addition to the lengthening list of people who might be alive if our immigration laws were enforced as written.]
Raleigh police have arrested a man following a fatal motorcycle crash on New Hope Church Road. Neri Damian Cruz-Carmona, 26, has been charged with felony hit and run causing serious injury/death.
Police were searching Saturday for the driver of a car that fled the scene after crashing into a motorcycle. The accident occurred about 12:45 a.m. on New Hope Church Road between Atlantic Avenue and Green Road, police said.
Authorities identified the motorcycle rider that was struck as Jamar Rashaun Beach of Raleigh. According to the police report, the Honda was turning left onto Bonneville Court from New Hope Church Road. The Honda crashed into the motorcycle, which was traveling westbound on New Hope Church Road, when the Honda driver failed to yield the right of way.
“I’ve been disturbed. I’m still disturbed talking about it,” said a neighbor who witnessed the incident.
The neighbor, who did not want to be identified, said she left her house after midnight to get cigarettes and returned to a crime scene.
“I’m traumatized. It was horrific,” she said.
Beach died as a result of the crash, according to the police report.