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Severe Crash in Cobb County Sends 20-Year-Old Motorcyclist to The Hospital


🚨 The Gist: A severe traffic accident involving a motorcycle and two cars on Macland Road in Cobb County resulted in serious injuries to a young motorcyclist on Wednesday.

🔍 The Details: The collision occurred at about 7:30 p.m. when a gray 2019 Suzuki ZX636 motorcycle, operated by 20-year-old Charles Hardin of Marietta, was headed eastbound on Macland Road. At the intersection with Line Tree Lane, a black 2009 Infiniti FX attempted a left turn across the motorcycle’s path, leading to a collision. The impact caused Hardin to be ejected and subsequently collide with a white 2013 Honda CR-V, that was trailing the Infiniti. Hardin sustained serious injuries and was rushed to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Both car drivers were unharmed.

📊 By The Numbers:

  • 1 serious injury to a motorcyclist
  • 2 cars involved with no injuries to the drivers
  • 1 ongoing investigation by the Cobb County Police Department

📢 What You Can Do: Drivers can contribute to road safety by being especially cautious at intersections, double-checking for motorcycles due to their smaller profile, and respecting traffic signals.

🔮 What’s Next?: The Cobb County Police Department’s investigation into the collision is ongoing. The findings could lead to recommendations for improving traffic safety and preventing future incidents. Anyone with information about the collision is urged to contact the authorities at 770-499-3987.

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