WARNER ROBINS -- A Lizella man was critically injured after a motorcycle crash involving another vehicle on Nelson Drive, a news release states.
Daniel Cranford, 25, was taken to The Medical Center of Central Georgia for treatment after the 12:06 p.m. accident, states the release from the Houston County Sheriff’s Office.
Cranford was driving a 2010 Honda CBR-1000 north on Nelson Drive when he attempted to pass a northbound 2003 Ford F-550 pickup truck driven by James Whitaker, 56, of Byron.
The preliminary investigation showed that Cranford attempted to pass the truck in a no passing zone as Whitaker began to make a left-hand turn onto Lakeview Drive, the release stated. The motorcycle struck the truck on the driver’s side behind the rear axle.
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Whitaker was not injured. The crash remains under investigation.
To contact writer Becky Purser, call 256-9559.