Motorcyclist in critical condition after wreck

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after hitting a car early Saturday morning.

According to Richmond County Sheriff’s Sgt. Danny Whitehead, the motorcyclist, Earl Gomillion of the 3100 block of St. George Court, was traveling behind a car on Martin Luther King Boulevard around 3 a.m. Saturday.

When the car turned left on 13th Avenue, Gomillion struck the vehicle and was injured. The car left the scene before deputies arrived, but Whitehead said they have located a vehicle and were checking to see if it was the one that left the scene.

Gomillion was in critical condition at Medical College of Georgia Hospital Saturday evening, Whitehead said.