Three-vehicle accident causes delay on 104 West

Monday, August 7, 2017
A Dodge Dakota, driven by Ian Nevills of Dyersburg, was 1 of 3 vehicles involved in an accident along Highway 104 West Monday afternoon. According to THP, there were no injuries to any involved.
State Gazette photo/ Brandon Hutcheson

BRANDON HUTCHESON

bhutcheson@stategazette.com

On Monday, August 7 at approximately 12:45 p.m., the THP responded to a 3-vehicle accident involving 2 dump trucks and a Dodge Dakota pickup truck along Highway 104 West.

The accident caused both lanes of Hwy. 104 to become temporarily blocked, causing traffic to come to a standstill. Here, motorists travelling westbound wait for the roadway to reopen.
State Gazette photo/ Brandon Hutcheson

According to THP Trooper Caleb Burton, one dump truck driven by Adam Williams of Dyersburg was traveling east on Hwy. 104, and preparing to turn right into the Ford Construction entryway.

At that time, a second dump truck, driven by Larry Hinson of Dyersburg, was attempting to leave the same entryway, and upon pulling out onto Hwy. 104, struck a Dodge Dakota, driven by Ian Nevills, which was headed westbound.

Nevillsí vehicle was struck in the right rear side, causing it to cross into the eastbound lane. Nevillsí vehicle then struck the dump truck driven by Williams on the left front side

Also involved in the accident were 2 dump trucks, one driven by Adam Williams and the other by Larry Hinson, both of Dyersburg. According to THP Trooper Caleb Burton, Hinson was issued a citation for failure to yield.
State Gazette photo/ Brandon Hutcheson

The accident left both lanes of Hwy. 104 temporarily blocked, causing traffic to come to a standstill.

There were no reported injuries to any individuals involved.

According to Trooper Burton, Hinson was issued a citation for failure to yield.

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  • Hope his employer isn't too hard on this guy. Accidents happen to everyone of us. It's not like we want things like this to happen, but smtimes they just do. It isn't always a direct result of carelessness or wreckless behavior, that's all I'm saying...

    -- Posted by Hadley007 on Tue, Aug 8, 2017, at 2:48 AM
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