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Danville driver charged in two-vehicle wreck

SoVaNow.com / July 08, 2013
An 18-year-old Danville driver was charged with failure to yield the right-of-way in a two vehicle accident that took place on Wednesday, July 3 at 7 p.m.

Katrina Gabrielle McNeely, driver of a 2004 Ford Escort, pulled out from Route 791 into the path of the 1997 Nissan Altima which was operated by 29-year-old Jerry Wayne Medley Jr. of Leighwood Trail, Halifax. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

Medley suffered minor injuries and was transported for treatment. McNeely was not injured.

The accident, which occurred near the Leighwood-Sweeney (Route 840) intersection, was investigated by Trooper B. L. Crews.

In the Town of South Boston, officers reported two accidents last week. The first took place on Wednesday, July 3 at 5:25 p.m. at the intersection of Halifax Road and Hamilton Boulevard. According to police, a 1994 Honda Accord operated by 18-year-old Trajan Kirby of Nathalie rear-ended a 2011 Nissan SUV driven by 67-year-old Donna Strange of Alton. Strange’s vehicle was stopped for traffic.

There were no injuries reported, but damages to the Honda were estimated at $3,500 while those to the Nissan were set at $2,500.

Investigating South Boston Police Officer C. Mann charged Kirby with failure to maintain control of his vehicle.

The second accident took place at 2 a.m. on July 4, at Sutphin Road and Webster Street. A 2010 Hyundai operated by 20-year-old Brittany Mullins of Clover went off the left side of the roadway and flipped into a ditch. According to the police description of the accident, the car was traveling too fast to make the curve at Sutphin Road and Webster Street.

South Boston Police Officer T. Clay charged Mullins with failure to maintain control of the vehicle. There were no injuries, but damages to the car were estimated at $8,000.

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