Two Watkinsville residents were seriously injured in a traffic accident involving a motorcycle and a minivan in Barrow County late Saturday morning, the Georgia State Patrol reported.
Just before 11:30 a.m. on July 30, Dala Griffeth, 26, was headed southbound on his Kawasaki motorcycle on Thurmond Road near the intersection of Dooley Town Road when a 66-year-old Bogart woman backed her Plymouth Voyager out of a private drive, striking the motorcycle, said Lt. Paul Cosper, public information spokesman for the Georgia State Patrol.
Griffeth was taken by EMS to and his passenger, 24-year-old Rachel Griffeth, was life-flighted to Atlanta Medical Center, Cosper said.
The driver of the minivan was not injured, he said. She was cited with failure to yield, he added.