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SoBo woman injured in wreck

A 43-year-old South Boston woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday at 4:20 p.m. on Old Cluster Springs Road, two miles north of Link-Puryear Road in South Boston.

According to an accident report filed by Virginia State Trooper B. L. Crews, Shelia Strange Womack was driving a 2010 Mazda M3 when she ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, crossed the center line and struck a 2009 Nissan Altima driven by 64-year-old Phil Herman Haley of South Boston.

After striking Haley’s Nissan in the front right side, Womack’s Mazda then ran off the left side of the road and struck several trees before overturning.

Haley was not injured, but a passenger in his vehicle, 57-year-old Debra Haley, received minor injuries. Neither was transported to the hospital, according to the accident report.

Everyone involved was wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck, the trooper stated.

Womack was charged with reckless driving/failure to maintain proper control.

Crews estimated damage to the Mazda at $12,000 and damage to the Nissan at $14,500.

 A 47-year-old Halifax woman was charged with failure to stop at a stop sign following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Saturday at the intersection of Easley Street and Noblin Avenue in South Boston.

According to an accident report filed by South Boston Police Officer J. J. George, Helen Hill was driving a 2000 Plymouth Voyager headed west on Easley Street when she failed to stop at the stop sign striking a 2004 Nissan Sentra driven by 22-year-old Zekiah Davis of South Boston. 

Davis’s vehicle had the right of way and was traveling northbound on Noblin Avenue, according to the report.

Hill was not injured, and Davis sustained minor injuries. 

Collie estimated damage to both vehicles at $2,000 each.