Motorcyclist badly hurt as garbage truck pulls in front of him - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Motorcyclist badly hurt as garbage truck pulls in front of him

Posted: Updated:
none none
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Night training noises at Fort Benning

    Night training noises at Fort Benning

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:06:01 GMT
    Officials say neighbors close to Fort Benning may have been experiencing unique training noises for the past few nights. Tenant units are conducting essential night training on post. It's a process thatMore >>
    Officials say neighbors close to Fort Benning may have been experiencing unique training noises for the past few nights. Tenant units are conducting essential night training on post. It's a process thatMore >>
  • Military Matters: Merrill's Marauders honored

    Military Matters: Merrill's Marauders honored

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:04:03 GMT
    Our Military Matters this week is about durability during warfare.  Merrill's Marauders is an Army unit that walked nearly 1,000 miles in search of the enemy during World War II. They were honored recentlyMore >>
    Our Military Matters this week is about durability during warfare.  Merrill's Marauders is an Army unit that walked nearly 1,000 miles in search of the enemy during World War II. They were honored recentlyMore >>
  • Race relations in Columbus among blacks and police officers

    Race relations in Columbus among blacks and police officers

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:01:01 GMT
    Race relations continue on a national scale as the unrest in Missouri rages on. Tuesday, we focused on how black men should conduct with police officers. News Leader 9"s Roslyn Giles is digging deeperMore >>
    Race relations continue on a national scale as the unrest in Missouri rages on. Tuesday, we focused on how black men should conduct with police officers.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

A motorcyclist was in critical condition at a Phoenix hospital after he struck a garbage truck that pulled in front of him Thursday afternoon.

The motorcyclist was going east on Deer Valley Road when the truck pulled out of a private drive of the Carefree Transfer Station at 1855 E. Deer Valley Rd. about 12:30 p.m., Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump said.

Crump said the garbage truck driver failed to yield to the oncoming motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and suffered life-threatening injuries.

Impairment was not involved, Crump said, and the investigation was continuing.

Copyright 2014 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.