Four people were involved in a three vehicle crash Saturday night on Broad Street at the traffic light entrance to Walmart.
Smithville Police report that 45 year old Kendra Guinn of Smithville, driving a 2016 Nissan Altima was west on Broad Street but turning left into the Walmart entrance when she allegedly crossed the path of an eastbound 2006 Chrysler driven by 32 year old David F. Lanier of Pea Ridge Road, Liberty. According to witnesses, Lanier tried to avoid a collision but clipped the front of Guinn’s car and then struck a 1997 Toyota pickup truck , driven by 29 year old Jarred C. Dawson of Smithville who was at the Walmart entrance waiting to turn right at the traffic light onto Broad Street. Dawson’s truck was hit on the driver’s side. Dawson was taken by DeKalb EMS to Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital where he was treated for non-critical injuries. Neither Guinn nor her passenger, a 10 year old girl were hurt. Lanier was also uninjured.
According to the police report, Guinn said she did not see a vehicle approaching her when she tried to turn left into Walmart and did not see any vehicle until the collision.
Members of the Smithville Volunteer Fire Department rendered assistance at the scene.