Country Rap Singer Recovering After Severe Motorcycle Crash in Atlanta, Georgia (GA)
ATLANTA, GA- People.com writes that a country rap singer was in a serious motorcycle crash recently. The 35-year-old artist is originally from the Atlanta-area.*
The crash involved a head-on impact, and the victim was seriously injured. After the wreck, he was sent to the ICU and underwent a twelve-hour long surgery. Now doctors are stating that the singer will likely recover completely from the injuries.
The crash took place in west Atlanta on Mays Crossing at its intersection with Fairburn Road in the late evening. Fellow artists and fans expressed their support on social media following the incident.
Motorcycle crashes dropped in 2018 by about five percent. These crashes dropped again in 2019, based on early estimates. While the number of such crashes has declined in recent years, these road users are at a disadvantage when it comes to safety. Obviously, motorcycles have fewer safety features than do enclosed vehicles, but the risks to motorcyclists go beyond the features that they lack. Motorcyclists are often at risk as a result of other people not seeing them on the road.
Drivers may overlook motorcycles because they are distracted, but the dangers go beyond distraction and inattentive drivers. In fact, the human brain itself could be a large part of the reason that motorcyclists are so much more likely to die in crashes than are people in other vehicles.
Sadly, it is not enough that drivers look before they merge or make a left turn because they often look and still fail to notice these smaller road users. The problem is that drivers deal with a lot of input, and our brains ignore things that seem less important. Motorcycles, because of their smaller size, are filtered out while cars and trucks get more attention.
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