CATOOSA COUNTY, Georgia - Saturday, September 1,2007 - 5:40 pm -
Firefighters with Fort Oglethorpe Station 8 and medics with Hutcheson EMS
responded to a reported accident in the 900 block of Baggett Road. Rescuers
arrived on the scene in short order and quickly reported all occupants were
out of the vehicle. After a quick check of the occupants, crews determined
there only minor injuries.
were three occupants in the vehicle, two women and a young male. The two
women, one of which was driving the car were taken to nearby hospitals to be
further checked for injury. The young male stated they were traveling south
on Baggett Road, coming around a curve, when the car just slid off the
roadway and crashed into the ditch. The young male said they were not
speeding when the crash occurred.
Both lanes of traffic were shut down while
a wrecker pulled the vehicle from the ditch. Georgia State Patrol Officers
are investigating the crash. Catoosa County Sheriffs Officers assisted on
Story and photos by Bill Carson