A male driver was transported to Floyd Medical Center Saturday Morning after his pickup truck left the roadway and rolled down an embankment on Rockmart Highway.
Rome Fire Quint 3 and Rescue 1 along with Floyd EMS and Floyd County Police were dispatched around 8:20 am to reports of a motor vehicle accident with a rollover on Ga Route 101 at Chateau Drive. Police were first on the scene and found the truck heavily damaged and resting on its driver side down an embankment and in the ditch. They also found that the driver was out of the vehicle but had suffered a possible shoulder injury.
While Floyd County Police were still investigating the cause of the accident, it appears that the red Toyota Pickup truck was headed northbound when it left the left side of the roadway and rolled about 30 feet before coming to rest.
The accident left Rockmart Highway reduced to one lane for about 30 minutes.