According to the trooper, the motorcycle was traveling south in the left lane and the van with trailer was in the middle lane. The motorcycle passed a witness vehicle and hit the rear of the trailer. Delk was ejected into the median and the motorcycle hit the guardrail.
Delk was airlifted to Erlanger for treatment. He has been charged with following too closely, DUI, possession of an open container and improper lane change. Additionally, both drivers were charged with no proof of insurance.
Update: According to Georgia State Patrol, the trooper received the call shortly before 1 p.m. to a crash involving a motorcycle and a truck on the southbound side near Old Fairmount Road. The motorcyclist was ejected and thrown into the median. The operator was airlifted for treatment. Calhoun Times will continue to update this story as news becomes available.
Previous story: According to E-911, Interstate 75 was shut down due to a motorcycle accident, but has now been reopened. No fatalities have yet to be reported.