Clayton Police identified the drivers involved in a serious crash Thursday morning between a motorcycle and car on Highway 42 West at Barber Mill Road. The crash happened around 9:00am.
Police said the operator of the motorcycle, David Rhodes, age 60, of Clayton was passing another vehicle while traveling on Highway 42 towards Clayton. The operator of a Cadillac, Amy Vickery, age 61, of Clayton was in the process of turning left onto Barber Mill Road.
The motorcycle struck the front right fender of the Cadillac, ejecting Rhodes. Rhodes landed on the roof of the Cadillac before subsequently landing on the ground.
Rhodes was transported by Johnston County EMS to Wake Medical Center in Raleigh with critical injuries.
Vickery was evaluated at the scene but was not transported.
Police said the accident remains under investigation. No charges have been filed at this time.