Update 4:36 a.m.
Police now tell us Therman Stacey was riding his Suzuki Motorcycle north on Arnett Boulevard in Danville around 8:50 p.m. Monday. That's when a car headed south tried to make a left turn at Wendell Scott Drive.
Both the motorcycle and the car burst into flames when they collided. Stacey was thrown off his bike, and he died at the scene. The driver of the car was able to get out and avoid the flames for the most part. She did go to the hospital with minor burns but has since been released. Police have not filed any charges against her.
Press release from Danville Police Department is below the original story.
Danville Police say one person is dead after a crash on Arnett Boulevard.
Officers say it happened around 8:00pm Monday.
They say a car and a motorcycle crashed into each other.
This is a developing story.
Press release from Danville Police Department:
On 09-09-13 at approximately 8:52pm, police, fire and the Danville Life Saving Crew
responded to the intersection of Arnett Blvd. and Wendell Scott Drive in reference to a motor
vehicle crash involving a car and motorcycle. Upon impact, both vehicles became engulfed
in flames. The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2007 Suzuki Motorcycle operated by
46 year old Therman Stacey of Danville was traveling North bound on Arnett Blvd. A 2006
Chevrolet Impala, operated by Alisha Gregory of Danville, was South bound on Arnett Blvd.
attempting to make a left turn onto Wendell Scott Drive when the crash occurred. Mr. Stacey
was ejected from the motorcycle and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Ms. Gregory,
the only occupant of her vehicle, was able to flee her burning vehicle and was transported to
the Danville Regional Medical Center where she was treated for minor injuries and released.
Both South and North bound traffic on Arnett Blvd. was closed for approximately 3 hours. No
charges have been filed.