UPDATE: Suspect in fatal Hall wreck still in jail; name of victim in Banks traffic accident still unavailable

UPDATE: he driver of the vehicle involved in a fatal accident Saturday in South Hall was still in jail Sunday night on bonds totaling $16,830. Meanwhile, the state patrol said late Sunday afternoon the name of the motorist killed early Friday in an accident in Banks County was still not available.


“For Hall County:

On 01/06/2024 at approximately 5:34pm, Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash in Hall County on SR 13 (Atlanta Hwy) and Cantrell Road.

A 2023 GMC Canyon driven by 61-year-old Taz Jordan of Flowery Branch, was stopped at the stop sign on Cantrell Road and SR 13 (Atlanta Hwy).  A 2001 Suzuki GSXR600 driven by 23-year-old Nathan Browning was traveling north on SR 13 (Atlanta Hwy).  The driver Mr. Jordan of GMC Canyon failed to yield after stopping at the stop sign and traveled into the intersection.  The Suzuki motorcycle struck the left front driver’s door. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

…Mr. Jordan was transported to a nearby medical facility but was released by medical staff.  Mr. Jordan was arrested and transported to Hall County Detention Center for charges of Failure to yield after stopping at a stop sign and 2nd Degree Vehicular Homicide.

For Banks County:

On Friday, January 5, 2024, at 07:15am, Troopers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on SR 198 in the area of Wynn Caudell Rd.

Upon arrival, the investigation showed a vehicle traveled off the roadway and became stuck in the ditch.  A second vehicle arrived with the intention of pulling the first vehicle free.  

While attempting to do so, the passenger in the first vehicle was attempting to direct traffic.  A third vehicle, passing through the area, failed to see the pedestrian and struck him.  The passenger/pedestrian succumbed to their injuries at a local hospital.”