Two people critically injured in Currituck motorcycle crash

(Photo courtesy of Keith Skip)

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Emergency crews responded to a motorcycle accident in the 800 block of Marsh Causeway in Knotts Island, Sunday afternoon.

Currituck EMS says that the emergency call came in at 2:45 p.m. Medics arrived on the scene and found two motorcyclists down and injured.

Both people were airlifted to Norfolk General Trauma. Dare MedFlight took one patient and Nightingale took the other.

They were both  listed in critical/life-threatening condition.

Both people were navigating a curb when they crashed into each other, according to Currituck EMS. It’s believed they knew each other and were riding together in the same direction.

North Carolina Highway Patrol on Wednesday identified the men as Christopher Keeter, 34, Newport News, and Francis Wissert, 56, of Norfolk. Keeter is being charged with driving left of center.

It is unknown if Keeter and Wissert have been released from the hospital.

The crash is still under investigation.

(Photo courtesy of Keith Skip)
(Photo courtesy of Keith Skip)