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Following too close charged in wreck

 

No one was hurt in a three-vehicle accident that occurred Wednesday shortly after 2 p.m. on Highway 501 at the intersection of State Route 654.

According to an accident report filed by State Trooper D. H. Hess, 57-year-old Robert L. Terry of New York, N.Y., was driving a 1994 Toyota Camry and 49-year-old Faye E. Bowman of South Boston was driving a 1997 Mitsubishi Mirage when both stopped for a red light.

 

Virginia L. Carson, 70, of Halifax was driving a 1998 Ford Contour and struck Terry causing his Toyota to strike Bowman’s Mitsubishi in the rear.

Hess charged Carson with following too close.

The Ford driven by Carson sustained $500 damage. Terry’s Toyota had $800 damage, and Bowman’s Mitsubishi had $200 damage, according to the report.

No one was injured in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday at 8 a.m. on Highway 360, 150 feet west of US 360.

According to an accident report filed by Trooper Hess, 61-year-old Charlie L. Harris Jr. of Skipwith was driving a 2001 tractor-trailer owned by H & M Logging Inc. and was merging into the travel lane when he struck a 1999 Cadillac Escalade driven by 35-year-old Deitra N. Hart of South Boston.

Hess charged Harris with failure to yield the right of way.

The tractor trailer sustained $500 damage, and Hart’s vehicle sustained  an estimated $1,500 in damage, according to the report.

A juvenile was injured and transported by EMS to Halifax Regional Hospital following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday at 3:25 p.m. on Highway 501, a half-mile south of State Route 603.

According to an accident report filed by Trooper J. R. Abbott, 52-year-old Susan C. Overstreet of Nathalie was driving a 1994 Saturn SL when she ran into the back of Catherine M. Duffer, 69, of Halifax who was carrying a juvenile passenger.

Neither driver was transported, but Overstreet reportedly did suffer minor injuries.

Both vehicles were in the school zone with proper reduced speed limit signs on both ends and lights were working.

Abbott charged Overstreet with DUI.

Both vehicles sustained $3,500 in damage, according to the report.

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