Truck driver to be charged in fatal accident with motorcycle - CBS46 News

Truck driver to be charged in fatal accident with motorcycle

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A motorcyclist is dead after his bike collided with a semi-truck Tuesday morning.

The fatal crash happened around 9 a.m. at the intersection of Lenox Road NE and Ferncliff Road. The driver, identified as Eugene Holmes, reportedly was in the far right lane on the southbound side of Lenox Road when he tried to make a U-turn in the middle of the intersection.

The rider, identified as 46-year-old Derek Davis, was also headed southbound on Lenox. His bike skidded for 165 feet before crashing into the truck behind the cab.

The motorcyclist was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in grave condition. At just before noon, the Atlanta Police Department reported Davis had died.

Holmes will be charged with improper U-turn and homicide by vehicle, second degree.

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