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Virginia Beach man charged with reckless driving

A 37-year-old Virginia Beach man was charged with reckless driving/failure to maintain proper control following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Tuesday morning on Route 58, two-tenths of a mile west of State Route 703.

 According to an accident report filed by State Trooper T. C. Comer, Peter Michael Yates was driving a 1989 Mercury Grand Marquis when he ran off the road to the right striking a mailbox owned by Larry P. Long and a tree.

 Yates was not injured. 

Comer estimated damage to the mailbox at $100 and damage to the Mercury at $4,000.

A 40-year-old Charlotte Court House woman was charged with failure to stay to the right of center following a wreck that occurred Monday afternoon on State Route 614, a half mile south of Route 360.

According to an accident report filed by Comer, Jennifer L. Jones was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer when she ran off the right side of the road and overcorrected. Jones then ran off the left side striking an embankment and spinning around with the vehicle coming to rest off the roadway.

Jones was not injured.

Comer estimated damage to the Chevrolet at $6,000.