STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - UPDATE: Traffic was shut down in all directions on North Henry Boulevard at Escalade Drive due to a fatal collision Saturday afternoon.
A 20-year-old woman, identified as Mykalla Chalmers of Stockbridge, was driving a red Honda Accord going eastbound on North Henry Boulevard, when she attempted to make a left turn onto Escalade Drive, slamming into a man on a silver Suzuki motorcycle.
The 30-year-old victim was killed.
The Stockbridge Police Department is holding his identity until his next of kin can be notified first.
The Department closed down the intersection for hours to investigate the incident.
"[The Stockbridge Police Department] extends our sympathies to everyone involved, and we ask our community to keep everyone affected in your thoughts and prayers," a spokesperson for the department said over social media.
The Georgia State Patrol is expected to take over the case.
The roadway was reopened Saturday evening.
Traffic has been shut down in all directions on North Henry Boulevard at Escalade Drive due to a serious collision with injuries.
The Stockbridge Police Department is investigating the incident and says drivers should expect the roadway to be blocked off for several hours.
Stockbridge Estates residents trying to enter or exit the property have been encouraged to use Davis Road as an alternative.
Other drivers trying to avoid the wreck can use Old Atlanta Road.
"Note that traffic is extremely heavy in the area," a spokesperson for the department said. "Please use caution!"
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