The Cobb County Police Department (CCPD) is investigating a serious injury traffic collision that occurred on South Gordon Road at Creveis Road on Monday at 8:54 p.m. according to a statement from CCPD.

According to investigators, a grey 2005 GMC Yukon was traveling north on South Gordon Road while a cyclist was traveling west on Creveis Road approaching South Gordon Road. The cyclist failed to yield at a stop sign and entered the path of the GMC Yukon, and both the GMC Yukon and bicycle collided at the intersection of South Gordon Road and Creveis Road.

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The driver of the GMC Yukon, Derek Shaw, 37, of Austell, was not injured.

The cyclist, 71-year-old Phillip Martin of Austell, was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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This collision remains under investigation. Anyone with additional information regarding these collisions should contact investigators at 770-499-3987.

 

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