The Taylor Sheriffs Dept investigated a 4-vehicle accident on Friday, November 23, 2018 on Hwy 55 (New Columbia Rd).
According to Taylor Co. Sheriff Allen Newton, a 2014 Subaru SUV being driven by 33-year-old Joel Yarberry of Columbia crossed the center line, sidewiping a 2011 GMC picup truck being driven by 76-year-old Charles Noe of Summersville. The Yarberry vehicle then sideswiped a 1982 Mercedes being operated by 27-year-old Alexander Vaughn of Campbellsville, then struck a 2000 Pontiac being operated by 66-year-old Arthur Goins of Campbellsville.
Joel Yarberry was entrapped and had to be extricated by Campbellsville Fire and Rescue. He was treated at the scene by Taylor Co. EMS and transported to Taylor Regional Hospital for further treatment. Arthur Goins was also injured and was treated at the scene then taken to Taylor Regional Hospital for treatment of a possible chest injury. The other two drivers & their passengers were not injured.
The accident occured at 5:46pmET and was investigated by Dickie Benningfield with the Taylor County Sheriffs Dept.