Cops Charge Biker Crushed By MARTA Bus


ATLANTA - A motorcyclist was injured Tuesday when he was pinned under a MARTA bus, Channel 2 Action News confirmed, and was later charged in the incident.

Motorcyclist Pinned Under MARTA Bus

The accident happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of Roswell Road in Buckhead.

News Chopper 2 flew over the scene, where numerous first responders could be seen trying to remove the victim from under the bus as witnesses looked on.

"As we were picking up people, we heard a loud noise," said one person who was aboard the bus.

The victim was loaded onto a stretcher and into an ambulance at about 3:45 p.m. He was then taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

All northbound lanes near the accident scene were closed for a short time as authorities investigated the crash.

None of the roughly 15 passengers aboard the bus complained of injuries.

The motorcyclist was charged with following too closely and driving without a license.