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Cherokee County Fire Ladder Truck Involved in Accident

The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 5 and Green Drive.
The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 5 and Green Drive. (click image for slideshow)
June 24, 2016 | A Cherokee County Fire Ladder Truck was involved in accident this afternoon at approximately 2:45 at the intersection of Georgia Highway 5 and Green Drive, just north of Canton. According to reports, a Ford Ranger XLT pickup truck pulled out of Green Drive onto Highway 5 and was struck by the ladder truck that was traveling northbound. The driver of ladder truck swerved to try and miss the vehicle. ... (read complete story)

The firefighters on the ladder truck did not receive any injuries.
The firefighters on the ladder truck did not receive any injuries.
Both lanes of Highway 5 were blocked until the wreckage was cleared.
Both lanes of Highway 5 were blocked until the wreckage was cleared.
Firefighters on the ladder truck attempted to help those in the pickup truck.
Firefighters on the ladder truck attempted to help those in the pickup truck.
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