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RPD releases information on Saturday night motorcycle accidents

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The Roswell Police Department released additional information Monday about two motorcycle accidents that happened on North Main Street Saturday within about an hour of each other.

Todd Wildermuth, public information officer with the RPD, said in an email Monday that the first accident happened at 6:55 p.m. in front of K-Bob’s Steak House just north of 19th Street.

A motorcycle was going south on Main Street when it crashed into the rear of an SUV that had stopped at a traffic light.

The 44-year-old male driver of the motorcycle was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and his current condition is unknown, according to the email.

A second accident happened at about 7:55 p.m. when a motorcycle heading north on Main Street sped past the scene of the first accident and rear-ended another SUV just north of the first accident, according to the email.

The second accident did not result in any injuries, however the 31-year-old male driver of the motorcycle was cited for reckless driving and other traffic offenses, according to the email.

Breaking news reporter Alex Ross can be reached at 575-622-7710, ext. 301, or at breakingnews@rdrnews.com.