Motorcycle Accident Leaves Man Critically Injured
A man was involved in a vehicle versus motorcycle accident on Saturday, November 4 which left him critically injured. The accident occurred on Highway 34 at Bruce Jackson Road. The man’s name was not released.
According to reports, the man was driving his motorcycle east on Highway 34. The driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck was stopped at the intersection but then pulled out in front of the man. The motorcyclist was unable to avoid the collision, striking the driver’s side door of the truck.The accident took place just after 10:30 in the morning.
The driver of the motorcycle was stabilized on scene and then taken by helicopter to Atlanta Medical Center. At last report, the driver was listed in critical condition. The driver of the pickup truck was not reported to have any injuries. Charges may be filed against the driver of the pickup truck once the highway patrol has completed its investigation.
Drivers of vehicles and motorcycles alike are urged to be on the lookout for one another, especially at intersections. Driving may become more hazardous as our days become shorter and darkness falls more quickly. It is everyone’s responsibility on the road to ensure that we all get where we are going safely.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident in DeKalb County and the other driver is found to have been at fault, you have legal rights. Reach out to our office today to schedule a free case evaluation.