Two people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of the loop and Ga. 53 this morning.

According to Rome police:

Hank Penny of Rome was driving his late model blue Ford Escape going heading westbound on the loop when he struck the late model white Dodge Durango, driven by a Jennie Holliefield of Calhoun.

Police said that Holliefield was attempting to turn left onto Highway 53.

Both Penny and Holliefield were taken to Redmond Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. Police said Holliefield would be cited for failure to yield.

The westbound lanes of the loop were blocked while police cleared the scene. Drivers should continue to use caution in the area; following the wreck, police reported to the DOT that the intersection was dangerous in these conditions

Rome News Tribune