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April 24, 2022

Marietta, GA – Serious Motorcycle Crash at Delk Rd & Franklin Gateway

Marietta, GA (April 24, 2022) – Serious injuries stemmed from a motorcycle crash that took place at an intersection in Marietta on Saturday afternoon, April 23. 

According to Marietta Police Department officials, the accident happened around 4:18 p.m. at the intersection of Delk Road and Franklin Gateway. Police confirmed that a Honda Accord being operated by a 38-year-old man was traveling on Delk Road approaching the intersection. At the same time, a 44-year-old man was traveling west on a Harley Davidson with his 9-year-old passenger. The driver of the Honda started to cross over multiple westbound lanes of traffic, causing it to collide with the motorcycle. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene. The motorcyclist and his child passenger were ejected from the motorcycle. The operator and his passenger both sustained serious injuries and were immediately hospitalized. Their current conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked around the area of the intersection for a period of time. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia

Motorcyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in all of Georgia. This is due to the fact that these individuals have no protection from harm when involved in an accident with any type of vehicle. In 2019, it was reported that Georgia was a bad year for motorcyclists. In that year, 170 motorcyclists were killed in accidents and many others sustained severe injuries. This was an increase of approximately 22% from 2017 when 139 motorcyclists were killed in these horrific accidents. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a motorcycle accident on your own. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle collision, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

The aftermath of a motorcycle accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should speak with a Marietta motorcycle accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be incredibly beneficial in your claim, especially if you have sustained any of the following serious injuries: 

  • Road rash
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Paralysis
  • Burns

If you have been hurt in a serious motorcycle accident and you know that another party is to blame, you should speak with a Marietta personal injury lawyer who you can trust. 

Marietta Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

At Monge & Associates, we have diligently assisted those injured in Georgia motorcycle accidents. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system in Georgia for the first time. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. You should never have to stand alone after a motorcycle accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Marietta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist you. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.