NWGA Scanner | April 20th, 2022

Multiple people injured in serious head-on crash on the Dalton Bypass Monday night in Whitfield County

According to the Georgia State Patrol, “These are the preliminary investigative findings, and this crash is still under investigation. On April 18, at 9:48 p.m., Georgia State Patrol Post 5 Dalton responded to a two-vehicle crash on GA 3. A Chevrolet Silverado driven by Jesus Rodriguez was traveling north on GA 3, and a GMC Acadia driven by Milagros Chavez Rangel was traveling south on GA 3. They Silverado failed to maintain its lane of travel and entered the southbound lane of traffic striking the Acadia. The impact caused the Silverado to overturn, hitting a guardrail and traffic sign, before coming to an uncontrolled rest off the left shoulder of the roadway. The impact also caused the Acadia to travel off the roadway to the right shoulder, where it hit the guardrail, and came to an uncontrolled rest. Both drivers were transported to Hamilton Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The Crash Report is incomplete.”