Three injury accidents in two days

Published 8:31 am Friday, May 26, 2017

Three accidents in Danville this week sent several people to the hospital.

On Wednesday at 4:45 p.m., Danville police responded to a collision on Hustonville Road and Highland Court. Gabriella Turner, 19, of Waynesburg was driving south on Hustonville Road in a 1995 Toyota Corolla, when according to statements, she ran a red light and collided with Melvin Lanham, 71, of Danville who was crossing from South Second Street to Highland Court.

According to police, Turner was treated at the scene and was taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. The extent of her injuries are not known.  Lanham was not injured. Officer Josh Owens is the investigating officer.

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On Thursday at about 11:30 a.m., Danville police responded to the intersection of Minor Road and Lebanon Road for an injury accident. Tiffany Hawkins, 43, of Danville was turning left onto Lebanon Road from Minor Road when she collided with a vehicle driven by Brian Wade, 23, of Stanford, who was traveling west on Lebanon Road.

According to police, Wade was treated at the scene and later taken to the Danville hospital for further treatment. His injuries are not known. Hawkins was not injured. Officer Hobie Daugherty is investigating.

A second wreck Thursday occurred at about 2:25 p.m. Police were called to the intersection of Hustonville Road and South Second Street. Victor Vineros, 39, of Danville was traveling south on Hustonville Road when, according to statements obtained at the scene, he failed to stop at a red light at South Second Street and collided with a vehicle driven by Kathy Charles, 50, of Danville. Charles and her husband, Kent Charles were treated on scene and then taken to the Danville hospital. According to police, Vineros was uninjured. Officer Ben Ray is investigating.