On Friday night, June 14th, a young Waynesboro man was critically injured in a motorcycle wreck in the Simmons Branch area outside of Waynesboro.
According to a family member, Micah Brantley, age 27, was driving his late father’s Harley Davidson motorcycle when he lost control in loose gravel and was thrown into a creek. Brantley was trapped underwater until two young men rescued him, and ultimately saved him from death by drowning.
Brantley was life-flighted to Vanderbilt where he remains in critical condition as of press time. His mother states that Micah has a broken clavicle and scapula, a collapsed lung, two pneumothoraxes, several deep lacerations, and a brain bleed. His mother reports that he is in stable but critical condition.