Motorcyclist Killed in Atlanta, GA, MARTA Bus Accident on Jonesboro
Atlanta, GA -- May 25, 2017, a man was killed as the result of an accident where his motorcycle and a MARTA bus collided on Jonesboro Road.
Atlanta Police Department Officials reported that the accident took place at around 4:30 p.m. close to the intersection of Jonesboro Road SE and Constitution Road SE.
Preliminary police reports indicate that a man, whose identity was not released, was riding a motorcycle along Jonesboro Road. Police claim that the motorcyclist attempted to pass traffic during a curve, causing the vehicle to cross paths with an oncoming MARTA bus. This resulted in a head-on collision.
The motorcyclist was ejected onto the roadway and died at the scene. Authorities did not report any additional injuries.
The exact cause of the accident is still unclear.
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