Two injured in Thursday morning wreck

May 16, 2019--11:25 a.m.


Only minor injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident Thursday morning on Highway 411 near the Bartow County Line.

According to Floyd County Police, the 71-year old driver of a 2010 Honda CRV had pulled over onto the should of the road to use her phone.

After she hung up, she merged back into the roadway into the path of a 2007 Ford F-150.

The driver of the CRV had to be extricated from the vehicle due to damage to the driver’s side door.

She sustained a possible dislocated shoulder and was cited for failure to yield while entering the roadway.

The driver of the F-150 possibly has a broken wrist.

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