Major wreck sends several to the hospital
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 21:27:18 GMT —
P olice say that Ruby Johnson, and Steve Kindred remain hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. The two occupants of the Nissan have been released.
The case is still under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time.
T he driver of the Impala, Steve Kindred, 50, drove left of center, hitting a Toyota mini-van head on. The Toyota was then struck by a Nissan SUV. The driver of the Toyota, Ruby Johnson, 55, and her three passengers were transported to the hospital. Johnson received serious injuries as a result of the head-on collision. The driver and passenger of the Nissan, along with Kindred were also transported to the hospital.
Police say that alcohol and speed were factors in the accident.
A traffic accident on Plains and Broadmoor held up traffic for quite some time this afternoon, and sent several people to the hospital.
According to police a silver Impala was traveling west on Plains, crossed the double yellow lines into oncoming traffic. The Impala struck a black van who then hit a white van. There were six passengers in the white van, all were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. The driver of the Impala, was also transported to the hospital with a broken leg. Police say at this time that appears to be the most serious injury.
Police said that according to witnesses on the scene speed may have been a factor in the accident.