Friday Rush: Five Crashes Happened Before 2 p.m. PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 July 2017 12:45

A series of crashes across Chattooga County have kept emergency personnel busy Friday morning and around noon.

Around 11 a.m., a vehicle lost control on Highway 48 coming down the mountain from Cloudland and overturned in a curve. The driver did not appear to have life-threatening injuries.

A second crash happened on Hwy. 27 on Taylor's Ridge just before noon. A silver Chevrolet Trail Blazer SUV and an older model Buick Century crashed near the intersection at Butler Dairy Road. The man driving the Buick was transported to a Floyd County hospital by EMS.

A third crash happened on Highway 27 near Save-A-Lot grocery. EMS was called to that crash as well.

A fourth crash happened when a car struck a utility pole near the intersection of Hwy. 27 and Bellah Avenue in Summerville. Power lines fell and slowed traffic. Larger trucks were diverted down Highway 114  and other routes.

A fifth crash happened on the lot of Aaron's Rental in the shopping center behind McDonald's. A 68-year-old woman was struck by a car that was backing up. EMS was called.


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