One injured in 2-vehicle collision

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A Monroe woman was injured in a 2-vehicle collision around 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2 at the intersection of Bradford Hicks Bypass and Celina Highway. According to the Livingston Police Department report, a 2016 Ford F550 Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation truck was in the left turn lane at the traffic light facing east to make a turn onto Celina Highway from Bradford Hicks Drive as a 2007 Chevrolet was traveling west toward the intersection. The truck, driven by Jarman J. Hicks, 39, of Hilham, attempted to turn, reportedly with a “green yield light”, onto Celina Highway as the Chevrolet, driven by Phillis A. Robbins, 73, attempted to pass through the intersection, reportedly with a green light. The vehicles collided in the intersection.

LPD Capt. Ray Smith’s narrative states, “During the time of this incident, the roadway was extremely wet due to a heavy rain and the lights caused a glare on the roadway that could obstruct vision.”

Robbins, who was wearing a seatbelt, was taken by Overton County Ambulance Service to Livingston Regional Hospital’s ER for treatment of apparently minor injuries. Hicks, who was also wearing a seatbelt, was apparently uninjured.