LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Eric Noel Bailey, of Leighton, Alabama, has been identified as the motorcyclist in a Friday night fatal suspected hit-and-run vehicle collision in Limestone County.

Bailey, 30, was killed in a vehicle-versus-motorcycle crash in Athens Friday night.


According to reports, Bailey was operating a motorcycle on US-31 near Roy Long Road in Athens, when a vehicle came into contact with the bike around 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Bailey, who was thrown from the bike during the collision, was pronounced dead of injuries suffered in the crash.

Police are seeking the operator of a 2012-13 black or white Honda Civic with front end damage.

Anyone with possible information about the incident should contact Lt. Johnathan Caldwell at (256)-233-6802 or by email at


Geo quick facts: Limestone County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the county’s population was 82,782. Its county seat is Athens. Its name comes from Limestone Creek, a local stream. Limestone County is included in the Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.