Three taken to area hospital after accident

Dec. 20, 2012 @ 08:55 AM

Three people were taken to Rutherford Regional Medical Center Wednesday at 10:37 a.m. when three vehicles collided at Withrow Road, Callahan Koon Road and K-Mart Drive in Spindale.

Sheila Smith,16, of Gastonia was driving a 2006 Nissan on K-Mart Drive when she pulled in front of Robert McEntire, 23, of Forest City, driving a 2001 Honda, traveling west on Callahan Koon Road. When the Honda collided with the Nissan, the Honda then hit a 2003 Subaru, driven by Angel Carter, 42, of Mooresboro.

Carter and a passenger in her car, Travis Carter, 22, and McEntire were transported to the Hospital.

Spindale Sgt. Aaron Collins said Smith will be charged in the accident. Also assisting at the scene were Spindale firefighters, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department. Investigation is continuing.