HICKORY, NC - A very serious car accident inolving personal injury occurred on Sunday morning, July 8, 2012 at the intersection of Eighth Drive and Catawba Valley Boulevard in Hickory. According to news accounts, the driver of a Honda ran the red light at the intersection and struck the side of a Toyota 4-Runner that was passing through the intersection with sufficient force to flip the vehicle on its side. The Honda then struck an Acura TL that was stopped for the traffic light. The married couple in the Toyota had to be cut out of their vehicle and they were then transported by ambulance to Frye Regional Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. Their condition has not been reported. The female driver of the Acura was also taken to Frye Regional Medical Center. Fortunately, her three children suffered no personal injuries as a result of the collision.
The driver of the Honda was cited by Hickory police for failing to stop for the red light. The investigating officer's report indicates that traffic lights were working properly, and apparently the driver of the Honda simply was not paying attention during the approach to the subject intersection.
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