Teen Dies in Tragic Motorcycle Crash in Cobb County, Georgia
COBB COUNTY, GA - Eastcobbnews.com writes that a motorcyclist died after being involved in a two-vehicle wreck on Alabama Road in Northeast Cobb County.*
The victim was riding on a 2009 Suzuki SV650 motorcycle and heading westbound approaching the intersection of Old Mountain Park Road. A driver in a 2001 Nissan Altima turned left in front of the motorcycle from the eastbound lane. Responders rushed the motorcyclist to the North Fulton Hospital, where he later died from the injuries he sustained in the crash.
The victim was identified as an eighteen-year-old boy from Woodstock. The driver in the 2001 Nissan was not injured in the collision. Police stated that the 21-year-old motorist was also from Woodstock.
Police are still investigating the crash and requested that any witnesses contact the Cobb Police.
The deadly wreck came just one day after another fatal crash in East Cobb County. The previous incident occurred at the intersection of Powers Road and Johnson Ferry Road in the late evening. The victim in that crash was a 61-year-old man who was operating a Mercedes SL550 and attempting to make a left turn onto Powers Road. A Mercedes C300 driving south struck the victim’s car and caused the turning motorist to be ejected from his vehicle. The nineteen-year-old in the car that was traveling straight through the intersection was injured in that crash as well. Responders transported the teen to the Wellstone Kennestone Hospital, where they received treatment for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
Locals near the site of the tragic crash stated that the area frequently experiences speeding drivers and has had previous severe collisions.
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Sources:https://eastcobbnews.com/18-year-old-motorcyclist-killed-following-alabama-road-crash/ and http://eastcobbnews.com/east-cobb-man-killed-in-crash-at-johnson-ferry-powers-road/
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