Truck Goes Off Taylor Ridge Overlook

Noon Update:  Chattooga County emergency crews rescued a woman from the truck that went off Taylor’s Ridge. She walked up a steep embankment to the overlook area where Redmond EMS took her to a Rome hospital. She physically appeared to be OK.

A wrecker is currently trying to remove the truck from the thick brush on the side of the ridge.

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Update: Witnesses said the truck never put on its brakes as it went off the roadway.

A truck went off the side of Taylor’s Ridge overlook around 10:35 a.m. today.

Emergency crews are having a hard time getting down to the vehicle and patient.