A multiple-vehicle accident with possible injuries reportedly occured on Ga. Highway 138 near the I-20 entrance, next to Waffle House, around 2 p.m. Thursday. According to a witness, a tan Chevy Lumina heading south reportedly hit a red Mitsubishi Eclipse heading north, starting a chain reaction that involved at least six vehicles.
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Motorcycle wreck on Salem Road
On Wednesday morning, a crash at Salem Road on the entrance ramp to I-20 sent a motorcycle rider to the hospital with broken arms and legs.
According to incident reports and Investigator Michael Camp of the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, a silver Toyota 4-Runner driving behind a van heading south on Salem Road was making a turn onto I-20 heading east around 6 a.m.
The Toyota 4-Runner, driven by a 60-year-old Conyers woman, struck a white motorcycle heading north on Salem Road, driving the motorcycle and rider toward the guard rail.
The rider, a 22-year-old male from Juliette, Ga., was flown to a trauma center in Atlanta.
The reporting deputy described talking to the motorcycle rider's father later that morning, who said the rider was in intensive care with both legs broken and left arm broken.