Motorcyclist Killed in Left-Turn Accident in Macon, Georgia
MACON, GA. – According to an online news report posted by 41nbc.com, a motorcyclist was killed in a left-turn accident in Macon, Georgia. Authorities have identified both the victim and the driver of the other vehicle. The investigation is still underway, and officials have not yet determined the cause of the crash.*
The collision occurred in the afternoon on April 24 on Emery Highway in Macon. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and 41 NBC report that at approximately 2 p.m. that day, a motorcycle was traveling west on Emery Highway, approaching Lakeside Road. At the same time, a 2004 Nissan Murano was traveling east on the highway.
At the intersection with Lakeside Road, the driver of the Nissan attempted to make a left-hand turn and crossed in front of the motorcycle. Authorities report that the two vehicles collided in the intersection. It is unclear at this time what circumstances led to the collision, as the news report from 41 NBC did not report any information potentially provided by the Nissan driver.
According to 41 NBC, the motorcyclist was seriously injured in the accident and transported to a local hospital, where he later died. He was identified as a 53-year-old man from Lizella, Georgia. It does not appear that anyone else was riding on the motorcycle with him at the time of the accident.
The driver of the Nissan was not injured in the crash, according to 41 NBC. He was identified as a 46-year-old man from Perry, Georgia. Investigation into the accident is ongoing, and deputies ask anyone who has information to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500.
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