Motorcycle driver dies in accident on Route 8 in Christiansburg

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) A motorcycle driver died in an accident Tuesday night in Christiansburg.

The accident happened around 7:15 p.m. near the Interstate 81 overpass on Route 8.

According to the Christiansburg Police Department, Timothy Roberts was on a motorcycle that collided with a 2009 Chrysler sedan that made a left turn from the I-81 South Exit 114 off-ramp onto Route 8. Roberts’ motorcycle was headed toward downtown Christiansburg on Route 8.

Roberts, 54, of Christiansburg, was flown to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital but died en route.

The driver of the sedan, Marjorie Cromer of Christiansburg, was not injured.

No charges have been filed and the investigation remains under investigation.