Motorcyclist in critical condition after swerving to miss child

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - DeKalb County police officers are investigating a crash involving a child and a motorcycle near Decatur.

According to DeKalb Fire, a motorcyclist swerved to miss a child on 2719 Galway Lane and crashed. The motorcyclist was listed in critical condition.

Authorities said the teen driver was driving on Galway Lane when the child came out in front of him. The driver swerved to miss the child and hit the back of a parked car.

Witnesses tell Channel 2 a man washing the car that was impacted was also injured.

The child was not hurt.

Authorities are still on the scene investigating.

Stay with Channel 2 Action News for updates on this developing story.


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