No Serious Injuries in Friday Morning Mishap

March 22, 2013
Dwayne Page
2003 Lincoln LS driven by Brandon Hamlet
2003 Ford Explorer, driven by Destinee Mayo

A two vehicle accident on Highway 146 near Pirtle's Nursery Friday morning resulted in only minor injuries.

Trooper Bobby Johnson of the Tennessee Highway Patrol said that 21 year old Brandon Hamlet of Smithville was driving south in a 2003 Lincoln LS when he attempted to turn left into a private drive, crossing into the path of a northbound 2003 Ford Explorer, driven by 26 year old Destinee Mayo of Morrison. Inside the vehicle with Mayo were two children, an eighteen month old and a six year old. After impact, Mayo's vehicle went off the right side of the road and struck a ditch

Mayo was cited for violation of the financial responsibility law. Hamlet was cited for violation of the financial responsibility law, failure to yield, and for not carrying a drivers license.

All were checked out at the scene by DeKalb EMS but no one had to be transported to the hospital by ambulance.

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