Minor injuries in two-vehicle crash at Old Concord Road and MLK

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 28, 2012

by Shavonne Potts
SALISBURY – Two vehicles collided today after a motorist failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Old Concord Road and South Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.
Madie Gibson, 75, was traveling north on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue heading into town when she failed to stop at the light, according to Salisbury Police Officer M.P. Benjamin.
Gibson, who was in a Chrysler Sebring, struck the right rear of a Ford Explorer driven by Phillip Brown, 26, causing it to overturn. The SUV came to rest on its roof.
There were two adults and an infant in Brown’s SUV and three children and two adults in the passenger car.
Gibson is being cited with failure to stop at a red light.
All parties involved were able to free themselves and received minor injuries. One person was taken to the hospital as a precaution.
In addition to the Salisbury Police and the Salisbury Fire Department, Rowan County EMS also responded.
See Tuesday’s Post for more details.