Two Johnson County residents narrowly escaped serious injuries Thursday morning on Tunnel Hill Road. According to Johnson County Sheriff’s Department, Brandy Maynor, 33, of Simpson (far right in photo), was driving this SUV westbound on Tunnel Hill Road, near Webb Lane, when she became distracted. Raising her head she realized she was in the wrong lane nearly colliding with an eastbound pickup truck. Maynor over-corrected causing her vehicle to overturn on the driver’s side.
To avoid colliding with Maynor, Ron Gierky, 59, of Goreville, drove off the roadway, coming to a stop partially down a steep embankment. He was able to drive his vehicle from the scene after being pulled onto the roadway.
No one was injured and no citations were issued.