Bad brakes may be to blame for an accident on the 800 block of Springfield Road in Taylorville last Thursday. According to police reports, 51-year-old Mary K. Stephens of Taylorville was stopped in traffic. 49-year-old Susan R. Baird of Taylorville told cops she saw the vehicle stopped in front of her but heard a grinding noise when she applied the brakes. She apparently couldn’t stop in time. Both vehicles were damaged, but no injuries were reported.
62 year old William B. Yates, of Dutton, AL, was traveling northbound on 2420 E. Rd. attempting to make a right hand turn at 400 N. Rd. Yater trailer left the right side of the roadway and entered the ditch. He then overturned coming to rest. No injuries were reported.