Three Injured In Two Accidents In Area Counties
Three people were injured in two accidents in the area counties on July 4th.
In Livingston County at about 12:10 pm, a 1 year old child and an 18 year old woman were injured in a roll over accident. The accident happened on Route Y, 4 miles west of Chillicothe, when 19 year old William Simpson of Chillicothe was southbound and did not make it through a curve. The highway Patrol report the pick-up went off the west side of the road, he overcorrected and skidded across the road and the truck overturned, coming to rest on it’s top. Passengers 1 year old Bryson Farmer and 18 year old Brooklyn Leeper were taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment. The child was properly restrained, the adults were not wearing seat belts.
A two vehicle accident in Sullivan County left one of the drivers with minor injuries. At about 8:20 pm on Kite Road, south of Pollock, 29 year old Collena Payne of Unionville was eastbound and her car crossed the center line and hit a pick-up driven by 80 year old Gordon Campbell of Pollock. Campbell was not wearing a safety belt and was uninjured. Payne was wearing a safety belt. She had minor injuries and sought her own treatment.