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Albemarle Police Investigate Motorcycle Accident on Garth Road - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

Albemarle Police Investigate Motorcycle Accident on Garth Road

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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va (WVIR) - Albemarle County police are investigating a crash that sent a motorcyclist to the hospital with what are described as life-threatening injuries.

The accident happened just before 4:00 Saturday afternoon on Garth Road and Millington Road.

Emergency crews loaded the 26-year-old male motorcyclist into a helicopter to the University of Virginia Medical Center.

Gill Tinder, a witness, says the motorcycle slammed into the back of a car that had pulled out onto Garth Road.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash but say speed may have been a factor.

The driver of the car was not injured.

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