CLEVELAND, Ga. – Kenneth Tipton, 50, of Clarkesville was seriously injured in a three-vehicle accident on Hwy. 115 at Dixon Drive when his Harley Davidson motorcycle was rear-ended at approximately 8:35 a.m. Thursday.
According to the Georgia State Patrol, Tipton was slowing his motorcycle as the vehicle in front of him, a 2002 Isuzu pickup truck driven by Zachary Hockaday, 27, of Demorest, was attempting to make a left-hand turn into a private driveway.
Tipton’s motorcycle was struck by a 2005 Chevy Equinox SUV driven by Jennifer Roberts, 27, of Cleveland, pushing him and the motorcycle under the pickup truck.
Roberts told the GSP reporting officer Sgt. Allen she did not see the vehicles in front of her had stopped.
Tipton was transported by White County EMS to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville where he is believed to be in serious condition.