Three-Vehicle Crash on Second Ave. in Rome, Georgia, Injures One
ROME, GA. – According to a news report posted online at mdjonline.com, a three-vehicle crash that occurred on Second Avenue in Rome, Georgia, caused injuries to one person. Little information has been reported so far about what caused the accident.*
The collision happened near the YMCA on Second Avenue. The Rome Police Department and the Marietta Daily Journal report that a Toyota 4Runner was traveling on the roadway and failed to stop at the stoplight. It is not clear what direction the 4Runner had been traveling at the time or at what intersection the driver failed to stop at a red light.
Police officers say that in running the light, the 4Runner ended up crashing into a blue Toyota Camry, then rolled and crashed into a red Toyota Camry. A photo taken at the scene of the collision and posted to the Marietta Daily Journal website shows the 4Runner with significant damage, including a smashed windshield. The vehicle is sitting with the front of the red Camry partially wedged underneath it.
It is not clear at this time what caused the driver of the 4Runner to run the traffic light. Police have not said what factors might have played a role in the accident or what events led to the crash. It is not clear if this driver was cited at the scene of if charges are anticipated in the case.
The news report states that at least one person sustained injuries in the crash. This person was not identified in the report, and the extent of his or her injuries was not listed. It is unclear if the injured person was a driver or passenger. The report did not say if other people were injured in the crash.
The Rome Police Department is still investigating, and no additional information was reported.
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