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Georgia 4-Star Freshman In A Motorcycle Accident

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NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 12: A helmet of the Georgia Bulldogs rests on the field during a game against of the Vanderbilt Commodores at Vanderbilt Stadium on September 12, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Georgia four-star freshman tight end Luke Ford has had his first training camp slightly derailed, almost literally, after being in a motorcycle accident.

Ford was involved in what is being referred to as a "minor" motorcycle accident on Thursday, according to Ford was taken to Athens Regional for treatment.

Per Sgt. First Class Tim Meyer of the Georgia State Patrol, Ford suffered a minor foot injury and road rash. He actually self-reported the accident, so it seems like he avoided any type of serious injury.

“We were notified this morning about a motorcycle crash, and it was noticed that (Ford) had an injury to his right foot. Our officer thought it was serious enough to go to Athens Regional for treatment,” Meyer said.

Meyer said the single-vehicle accident, which happened at 10:30 a.m. on Highway 129 near Pendergrass, occurred when Ford lost control of his motorcycle.

Ford is lucky he escaped without major injury. Motorcycle accidents can have horrific outcomes.

It remains to be seen how long Ford will be out of action on the field because of the crash. He was the No. 3 tight end in the 2018 class, according to 27Sports' Composite Rankings.

The Bulldogs open up the 2018 season at home against Austin Peay on Sept. 1.