Motorcycle VS Pickup Truck Crash in Chattooga County, Georgia Near Alabama State Line

Two Chattooga County, Georgia residents were involved in an accident Tuesday – on Highway 337 south of Menlo, just north of the Cherokee County (Alabama) line.

Georgia State Troopers said Wednesday the accident happened near the intersection of Carter Road and 337 around 6:00pm – involving a 1994 Mazda pickup truck and a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle.  Troopers said 76 year old Thomas Austin pulled out onto Highway 337 – off of Carter Road in the pickup into the path of Tony Travis Prater, age 64, on the motorcycle.

Prater was hurt in the accident, and was transported to a hospital in Rome by Atrium Health Floyd EMS with non-life threatening injuries.

(WZQZ Chattooga County Radio)

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