Monday, July 24, 2017

Thanksgiving morning accident

A Thanksgiving morning two-vehicle crash in Johnson County sent two people to the hospital with injuries. The accident happened at approximately 8:00 Thursday morning at the intersection of US 45 and Gilead Church Road.

Amber R. Smith, 21, of Simpson was westbound of Gilead Church Road and US 45. Lenzie M. Johnson, 41, of Harrisburg was southbound on US 45 in his 2012 Mazda.

Smith drove her 2010 Pontiac into the path of Johnson, causing his vehicle to strike her on the front passenger side. Both vehicle sustained major damage.

Buncombe and Vienna Fire Departments were on the scene to extricate Johnson from his vehicle.

Smith was ticketed for Failure to Yield at an intersection.

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