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Two Georgians Injured in a Severe County Road 16 Accident in McCords, Georgia

April 26, 2021

MCCORDS, GA - A news report posted on states that two residents from Georgia were seriously injured in an accident along County alert County Road 16 in the early morning of Friday.*  The news report states that the Floyd EMS, McCord‘s fire department, and the Cherokee county rescue squad all responded to an accident report involving a rollover accident at the 5900 block of County Road 16.  

According to chief Barry Rogers, Jr., The McCord‘s fire department assistant chief, two people were seriously injured, and at least one was critically injured in a serious motor vehicle accident. Both people were trapped inside the motor vehicle app and required extrication by the fire department and rescue squad personnel. When the fire department and rescue squad personnel reach the scene of the accident, they began to immediately attempt to extricate the two accident victims. 

An EMS helicopter was called in to transport one of the injured patients due to the seriousness of their accident injuries. However, the EMS helicopter had to abort the flight because of a mechanical complication. One of the patients was taken to Floyd medical center in Rome, Georgia. They were transported by Redmond EMS, and the other was transported by Floyd EMS. 

According to the news report, this serious motor vehicle accident took place at approximately 1:45 in the morning. According to the Alabama law-enforcement agency accident report, both of the passengers involved in the accident were residence of Cartersville, Georgia. The Cherokee County EMS and Alabama State troopers also responded to the serious motor vehicle accident. The accident is currently under investigation by Alabama state troopers. According to chief Rich Lindsay, the rescue squad personnel and personnel from his department performed exemplary work and showed a great amount of teamwork and skill to successfully perform a complex rescue mission as quickly and safely as they did. The accident scene is currently under investigation by local law enforcement. No names of those involved in a motor vehicle accident were released publicly.

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