Wrecks blocks Highway 53 at West Hermitage Road Wednesday morning

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023–9:56 a.m.

-David Crowder, WRGA News-

Floyd County Police photo

The northbound lanes of Highway 53 in the Shannon area were completely blocked for several hours Wednesday morning following a multi-vehicle wreck.

One of the vehicles involved, an 18-wheeler, overturned near West Hermitage Road at the Pepsi plant.

Luckily, there were no injuries reported, but motorists faced major delays in the area.

You can see more photos of the wreck taken by Doug Walker and published in Thursday’s Rome News-Tribune below.

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