Possible Drunk Driver Crashes into Motorcyclists, Weekend WX, Ebola Victims Released

Source: (WOIO)
Source: (WOIO)

Three motorcyclists were injured Thursday night after their bikes were hit by a car.  It happened around 9:30 p.m. at 10427 Detroit.   Police say the riders were in a group of about 20 other motorcycles when the accident happened. According to police the motorcyclists were traveling East on Detroit and the car that hit them was traveling west in a 2002 Chrysler when she went left of center into the pack of motorcycles. One of the motorcyclist was not injured. Another was expected to be treated and released from MetroHealth Hospital and the third motorcyclist struck is listed in critical condition. A 40-year-old was found a little later and arrested for hit-skip and aggravated vehicular assault. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor.


Pop-up storms again today.  Watch out for heavy rain and localized flooding.  These will develop mainly after 2 PM and continue through sunset.  Weekend looking better, only a slight chance of a shower or storm.  The heat is on next week with temperature well into the 80s.  Feeling more like 90 though!

TODAY:  Breaks of sunshine.  Warm, humid with pop-up storms.  High: 81
TONIGHT:  Partly cloudy.  Patchy fog.  Muggy.  Low: 66
TOMORROW:  A mix of sun and clouds.  Isolated storms possible.  High: 82


ATLANTA (RNN) - The head of the medical team that treated two Americans with the Ebola virus while working in Liberia announced their release Thursday morning and declared they were not a threat to the general public. Dr. Bruce Ribner, director of the infectious disease unit at Emory University Hospital, announced during a news conference that Dr. Kent Brantly had recovered from his infection and would go home. "Today is a miraculous day," Brantly said. "I am thrilled to be alive, to be well and to be reunited with my family. As a medical missionary, I never imagined myself in this position. When my family and I moved to Liberia last October, Ebola was not the radar. We moved to Liberia because God called us to serve the people of Liberia." The other Ebola patient, Nancy Writebol, was released on Tuesday, according to a statement from Serving in Mission, the organization she worked for. She and her husband, David, have retreated to an unknown location where she will continue her recovery.


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 Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager