The single-vehicle crash just after 8 p.m. Sunday in the 3800 block of Honeysuckle Road.
The preliminary investigation by the Hall County Sheriff’s Office determined the driver lost control in a curve and the vehicle plunged down an embankment. In the process, it overturned into a creek.
Both the 16-year-old driver and 15-year-old passenger were able to get out of the vehicle on their own and were taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Honeysuckle Road was closed for more than three hours because of the accident. Excessive speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. The driver was charged with failure to maintain lane.