ATLANTA -- Georgia State Troopers are investigating after two dirt bikes slammed into a car in southwest Atlanta in an accident that ultimately left one dead.
The accident happened around 7:20 p.m. on Sunday as Georgia State Patrol troopers and Atlanta police were conducting a "concentrated patrol" in the area. They soon found the accident, which involved two dirt bikes that were heading west on Campbellton Road and a car that was trying to make a left turn from Alma Road onto Campbellton.
According to a report filed by the Trooper S. Young, the two motorcyclists were riding "in a reckless and careless manner" which included running traffic lights and stop signs, driving on the wrong side of the road and on sidewalks.
Ultimately, the two motorcycles ran into the car as it was attempting to make a left turn.
One of the two motorcyclists, 24-year-old Michael A. Clark of Atlanta, died from his injuries after being rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital. The other rider, 23-year-old Phillip Ervin Flott of Atlanta was not injured though authorities said that charges are still pending. The report also shows that Flott had a suspended license.
Neither was suspected of drug or alcohol use according to the report but it also said that they weren't wearing helmets during the crash.
The report also shows no injuries for the occupants of the car involved in the crash. No chase was involved in the crash a GSP spokesperson said in a statement.