One Injured In Three Vehicle Accident
A head-on collision in Lafayette County left a Carrollton woman with moderate injuries. The accident happened at about 7:30 am in Highway 23 near Three Groves Road. The Highway Patrol reports 29-year-old Rose Lake of Carrollton was northbound and was passing slower traffic when she collided nearly head-on at the crest of a hill with a southbound vehicle driven by 59-year-old David Smith of Waverly. The Smith vehicle ran off the road while the Lake vehicle was blocking the southbound lane and was struck by another vehicle driven by 56-year-old Darrell Peppers of Carrollton. Lake was taken to Carrollton Memorial Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. The other drivers were not injured. All three were wearing safety belts.