Downed stop sign from previous crash contributes to two-vehicle crash Saturday in Chattooga County
A downed stop sign from a previous crash contributes to a two-vehicle crash Saturday in Chattooga County. Late Friday night, a deputy responded to a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Orchard Hill Road and Rocky Hollow Road. The vehicle was lost control in the rainy weather and took out the Orchard Hill Road stop sign. Public Works was notified about the downed stop sign the next morning after the deputy notified the dispatchers that night. Saturday, around 1:00 PMDeputies and Georgia State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection. According to the trooper on scene, preliminary information obtained from driver statements indicates a 2008 Toyota Camry was stopped at the stop sign on Rocky Hollow. The Camry proceeded through the intersection. A GMC pickup truck who was traveling north Orchard Hill approaching the intersection didn't see a stop sign due to it being down. The GMC went through the intersection, colliding with the Camry. Driver of the GMC was not from the area. No injuries were reported in either crash. The trooper stated that due to the circumstances, no citations would be issued. Chattooga County Sheriff Deputy Armstrong temporarily fixed the stop sign until public works could come to fix it.