Friday, April 27, 2007

Six Car Chain Collision Caused By Speeding Driver

A total of six vehicles were involved in a chain-collision accident Thursday afternoon on Highway 70 at US301 in Selma . Police said a Ford van driven by Freeman J. Sullivan, 33, of Selma failed to reduce speed and slammed into the back of a truck driven by Don Faulk, 45, of Selma . The truck was then pushed into a Honda driven by Keri Gilchrist of Clayton. Her car was forced into the back of a Dodge operated by Sharon Denise Jones, 31, of Selma , and then into a Chevy driven by Sherman Ray Howell Jr., also of Selma . A sixth vehicle, operated by Douglas Anthony Stephenson, 18, of Benson was also struck. Officer A.G. McLamb’s accident report indicated Sullivan was traveling at approximately 50mph in a 35mph zone when he crashed into Faulk’s vehicle, which was traveling at 10mph, causing the chain-collision. Selma EMS treated at least one driver for minor injuries.


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