- Last Updated on 12:00 AM 08/06/10
- BY Staff
The drivers of two vehicles were injured in separate single-vehicle accidents Tuesday afternoon, according to state police.
Trooper D. J. Cline reported a 2004 Ford Focus driven by Mary Snead, 25, of South Boston ran off the right side of the road. Snead lost control, and the car ran off the left side of the road and overturned twice coming to rest in the median, the trooper said.
EMS personnel transported Snead to Halifax Regional Hospital.
The accident occurred at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 58, two-tenths of a mile west of Route 703.
Cline estimated damage to the Focus at $5,000, and he charged Snead with reckless driving-failure to maintain proper control of a motor vehicle.
Trooper Cline reported Antwann D. Miller, 26, Nathalie, was injured earlier in the day when the 1991 GMC Cheyenne he was driving ran off the right side of the road. Miller lost control, and the pickup then ran off the left side of the road and overturned, Cline said.
EMS personnel transported Miller to the hospital.
The crash occurred at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday on Route 667, three-tenths of a mile west of Route 657.
Trooper Cline estimated damage to the Cheyenne at $1,500, and he charged Miller with reckless driving-failure to maintain proper control of a motor vehicle.
A 30-year-old Nathalie man escaped serious injury in a motorcycle accident Monday night, according to state police.
Trooper T. C. Comer reported Steve Carr was not injured when the 2003 Suzuki motorcycle he was operating struck a deer. Carr laid the motorcycle down after striking the deer, Comer said.
The crash occurred at 8:45 p.m. Monday on Route 626, one-half mile south of Route 930.
Trooper Comer estimated damage to the motorcycle at $1,000. No charges were filed against Carr.
No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday in South Boston, according to town police.
Captain B. K. Lovelace said a 2006 GMC pickup truck driven by 26-year-old Charles E. Ingram Jr. of Halifax failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a 1998 Nissan pickup truck driven by 60-year-old Grant Ellwood of New Zealand that was going through the intersection.
The crash occurred at 11:57 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Noblin Avenue and Chalmers Street.
Capt. Lovelace said investigating Officer B. H. Smith estimated damages at $8,500 to the GMC and $7,500 to the Nissan. Officer Smith charged Ingram with failure to stop at a stop sign, Lovelace said.
A Nathalie teen was injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday involving a bear, state police said.
Trooper D. H. Hess reported the 17-year-old was injured when he hit the brakes on the 1997 Acura Integra he was driving after seeing a bear in the road. The youth lost control of the car, which struck an embankment on the left side of the road and then overturned, Hess said.
EMS personnel transported the teen to the hospital.
The accident occurred at midnight Sunday on Route 645, one-half mile east of Highway 501.
Trooper Hess estimated damage to the Acura at $3,500. No charges were filed against the teen.
An 18-year-old Alton man was not injured in a single-vehicle accident early Monday morning, according to state police.
Trooper Hess reported a 1999 Honda Civic driven by Kevin D. Harris ran off the right side of the road, struck an embankment and hit a guardrail.
The crash occurred at 2:55 a.m. Monday on Highway 58, three-tenths of a mile west of Route 696.
Trooper Hess estimated damage to the Honda at $1,500, and he charged Harris with reckless driving-failure to maintain proper control of a motor vehicle.