Greensboro, NC – Franklin George Poole Jr. Killed in Bike Crash on E. Market St

Greensboro, NC (April 04, 2021) – On Monday, March 29th, police in Greensboro were called to the scene of a fatal accident involving a motorcycle.  

Sources report that at about 8:30 p.m., Franklin George Poole Jr., 46, a resident of Greensboro, was heading westbound on East Market Street riding a 2001 Yamaha XVS1100 motorcycle at the same time that 46-year-old Allen Reginald Dawkins, also from Greensboro, was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Taho in the opposite direction.

Dawkins attempted to make a lefthand turn on North English Street on a green light but neglected to yield to Poole’s oncoming motorcycle, causing the two vehicles to collide.

Poole was transported to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries. 

Dawkins was unharmed during the incident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Franklin George Poole Jr., at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Greensboro


Out of every type of accident that takes place on North Carolina roadways, motorcycle accidents are usually some of the most catastrophic. As reported by the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles, in the most recent year for which data is available, roughly 4,269 motorcycle accidents occurred statewide, causing the deaths of about 160 people 

The aftermath of a North Carolina motorcycle accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. Motorcyclists are prone to some of the most severe harm due to the fact that they have few protections from harm. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you can move forward on a financial level. You have many options for recovery and should have the skilled help of an accident attorney by your side. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina accidents at

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