The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a multiple automobile accident on NC-86 in front of the State Employees’ Credit Union in Yanceyville around 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 20.
Jonadab Misko, 20, of Statesville was traveling east on NC-86 in a 2017 Dodge Ram with a trailer attached carrying a shed when he failed to stop at a red light and struck the vehicle of Danville resident Randy Chilton on the driver's side.
After the impact Chilton's Ford collided with the front of a vehicle driven by Linda Tart of Blanch, whose car than proceeded to crash into a Toyota driven by Yanceyville resident McKenzie Oakley.
Both Tart and Oakley were stopped at the traffic light on the westbound lanes of Hwy 86 prior to the accident.
The trailer that was attached to Misko's truck became unhooked, traveled east and then collided with the vehicles belonging to Tart and Oakley.
After the crash, the vehicles belonging to Misko, Chilton and Tart came to stop on the grass on the right side of the roadway. The car driven by Oakley came to a stop in the middle of the roadway.
According to Town Manager Brian Collie, a total of $500 in damages were done to street signs.
Once the crash was investigated the four vehicles were towed and the roadway was cleared. Misko was transported to Danville Regional Hospital by Caswell County EMS.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol cited Misko with a red light violation/left of center and exceeding a safe speed.