Hickman Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash

August 21, 2017
by: 
Dwayne Page
James Bullington of Hickman injured in Motorcycle Crash on Dale Ridge Road
1998 Harley Davidson Wrecks on Dale Ridge Road

A 68 year old Hickman man suffered a leg injury in a motorcycle crash on Dale Ridge Road Sunday afternoon.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol told WJLE that James Bullington was traveling north on State Route 96 (Dale Ridge Road) on a 1998 Harley Davidson when the motorcycle ran off the right side of the roadway, laid over on its left side, and slid to rest. The accident occurred in a curve near the intersection of Davis Hollow Road and close to the Memorial Baptist Church.

Bullington, who was wearing a helmet, was taken by DeKalb EMS to Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital. He was cited for failing to maintain his lane of travel.

The crash was investigated by Trooper Danielle Neal of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Members of the Liberty Station of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department responded along with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department.

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