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Vernon Hill woman injured in accident


An 87-year-old Vernon Hill woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. on Old Halifax Road at Centerville Park Road.

Billie J. Collie was transported to the hospital, according to an accident report filed by South Boston Police Officer R. L. Lawson.

Tyler K. Slabach, 19, of South Boston was driving a 1988 Ford Ranger headed north on Old Halifax Road when Collie made a left turn in front of Slabach, and the 2004 Buick LeSabre she was driving was struck.

Lawson charged Collie with failure to yield the right of way.

Damages to the Ford were estimated at $3,000, and damages to the Buick were estimated at $5,000.

No one was injured in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Tuesday evening shortly after 6 p.m. at the intersection of North Main Street and Jeffress Street.

According to an accident report filed by South Boston Police Officer J. B. Throckmorton, 28-year-old Delinda H. Jackson of South Boston was driving a 2003 Lincoln Aviator and 29-year-old Sara W. McBride of Halifax was driving a 2007 Ford Fusion, both headed south on North Main Street.

Jackson stopped for traffic, and McBride ran into the rear of Jackson’s Lincoln, according to the report.

Throckmorton charged McBride with driver inattention.

Damage to the Lincoln was estimated at $300, and damage to the Ford was estimated at $3,500.

No one was hurt in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday at 6:35 p.m. at the intersection of Huell Matthews Highway and Philpott Road.

According to an accident report filed by Officer Throckmorton, 43-year-old Andrew M. Rodak of Wake Forest, N.C. was driving a 2012 Ford SUV in the straight right hand lane, and 18-year-old Cody Henderson of Alton was driving a 1992 Toyota 4Runner in the left hand lane.

Rodak decided to make a left turn and hit Henderson, according to the accident report.

Throckmorton charged Rodak with driver inattention.

Damage to the Ford was estimated at $2,500, and damage to the Toyota was estimated at $1,000.

No one was hurt in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Saturday at 1:07 p.m. on Halifax Road, 15 feet north of Powell Road in South Boston.

James Prange, 40, of Nathalie was charged with driver inattention after his 1992 Isuzu box truck turned into the driver’s side of a 1998 Ford Eco patient transport ambulance driven by Joe Acree Jr., 29, of South Boston.

Both vehicles were southbound on Halifax Road, with the ambulance, which wasn’t in service at the time, in the right turning lane when the box truck turned into the driver’s side, according to the accident report filed by Officer T.W. Bush.

Damage to the box truck was estimated at $750, and the patient transport sustained $1,500 in damage, Bush said.

Officer Bush also investigated a two-vehicle accident on Sutphin Road at the intersection of Porter Lane shortly after 10 a.m. Sunday.

No one was hurt in the wreck, he said.

Katherine Strange, 85, of South Boston was driving a 1994 Mercury Topaz and was stopped at the stop sign on Porter Lane when she pulled out in front of Ray Foster, 44, of South Boston and struck his 1990 Acura, according to the accident report.

Bush charged Strange with failure to yield the right away.

Damage to the Mercury was estimated at $4,000, and $1,000 to the Acura, according to the report.