|Accident North Main at Jefferson
LIBERTY, February 13, 2012 – The part of North Main Street approaching Jefferson Drive is the site of frequent accidents and today was no exception.
It was just before 5:00 PM when traffic had stopped in the northbound lane of North Main for the traffic light at Jefferson Drive.
Joel Glen Bell age 58 of Devers had stopped waiting for the red light when his vehicle was rear ended by a red, Saleen Mustang driven by Rae Ashley Butler age 28 of Liberty.
Liberty EMS responded to the scene but luckily no one required transport to the hospital.
According to Josh Cummins who investigated the accident for the City of Liberty Police Department the driver of the Mustang’s shoes were wet and the vehicle was equipped with a standard transmission. Her feet slipped off the clutch and brake pedal causing it to crash into the pickup in front of her.
According to Cummins, all vehicles were insured and Butler will receive a citation for Failure to Control Speed.