Three Drivers Escape Serious
Injuries In Supply Accident
Three drivers escaped serious in
juries l-'rida> morning in an accident
on U.S. I" at us intersection with
Ml. Pisgah Road (S.K. 1130) alxwt
I wo miles north ol Shallotte.
Brian Dee Soba. 16. of Supply,
was charged with careless and reck
less driving alter his car failed to
stop at a stop sign and skidded into
the [Villi ol a truck, according to
Slate Trooper Roy Murray's report.
Soba's |W() Mitsubishi was trav
eling east on Mt. l'isg;ih Road when
it came up behind a third vehicle at
a stop sign and was unable to stop.
The driver ol the stopped vehicle.
Thomas Alan Miles, lf?. ol Supply,
reported a imiror on his Wi ( ieo
was knocked fiom his car when the
Soba car passed on the right slioul
iter and skuliled onto I '.S. ! 7.
I he Soba ear was then stiuck mi
the right passenger side by a south
bound ll?SS l-'ord truck, dn\en b\
Bobby Ray Midgett. ol Wil
nungton. Muirav leported. I he
tiuik was registered to the <.\va
(,'ola Hottliug Works Inc. ol Wil
Soba received minor injuries but
w.i> not taken to the luwpital toi
t r e.itiiient lollowing the 7:.?0 a.m.
accident. I he other drivers weie not
I 'auntie was estimated ill S7s ti>
lite Miles vehicle. SI U*K> IO till"
Sobacar ami S*.500lothc tiuck.
Tliiee Ontatio residents were in
dued lasi W'ednesdav when a ear
overturned on Ihomasboio Koikl
(SK 1 1 <>> ? about , * miles north ot
No eilaiions weie issued in the
I >0 p in. accident. \1una> reported
Kelvin J. Maiun. ,V*. ol Suatlord.
Ontario, was tiaveling north on
'llioinashoro Road when Ins
Hyundai i ail oil the roail on the lelt.
ran into a ilueh and overturned.
Mainn and two passengers, Ro
bert l eader. 5l>. and R\n Martin.
Null ol Ontaiio. each received class
B injuries, which aie serious but not
They weie taken ti> "I he Bruns
wick Hospital m Supply lor treat
I \unage was estimated at S3.800.
I mo Injurt'ii
In auothei accident liiday morn
ing. two people were injured when a
pickup 1 1 ik k collided with a ear on
I'.S. 17 about .\N miles north of
The 1 1 a.m. accident ix'currcd
when a 1978 Ford station wagon
driven by Crystal l.ynn Cartwright.
21. of Shalloiie. had slowed to
make a right (mil. Trooper J.V.
I ler car w as struck in the rear by
a ll)X(> CiMC pickup driven by
Ricky Dan Smith. 20, ol Ash, who
was charged with following tin)
closely. Dove repoited.
\1s. Cartwright and a passenger
in the Smith truck, Keith Davis, 23.
were taken to Hie Brunswick
Hospital w ith class H injuries.
Damage was estimated at SI ,( M K )
to each vehicle.
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THREE OSTARIO residents Here injured lost Wednesday when
this car overturned near Calabash.
Big Sweep Is
Brunswick County beaches and shorelines across the
state should he a little less trashy al ter this Saturday.
That's when thousands ol volunteers are expected to
participate in Big Sweep '91, a statewide cleanup ol
250 sites including nine in the county
Volunteers arc needed to pick up litter at Sunset
Beach. Ocean Isle Beach <K\k Island. Southpoit and
Bald Head Island.
The Holden Beach Bcautification Committee is plan
ning a private cleanup, and the Shallotte River Power
Squadron will take care ol Bird Island.
Participants will be recording what they collect on
standard daui cards, which will be compiled into a na
tional database in Washington. D.C.
Coordinators use the data to target groups that litter
shorelines and need to be educated about the harmful
cffects ol littering.
Organizers of North Carolina's fifth annual cleanup
expect more than 20, (MX) volunteers to help pick up litter
at mors, lakes, beaches and streams tins Saturday, ac
cording to a sponsoring agency. UNC Sea Grant.
Cix>rdinators offer the follow ing tips for volunteers:
?Hrnig gloxes to minimize contact w ith filthy debris.
?Wear closcd-U>e shoes thai can gel wet anil muddy.
Don* I go barefooted.
? Wear lials or visors lor sun protection.
? Bring inscct repellent and sunscrccn.
? Wear comfortable, old dollies. Chances at'* you'll gel
?Bung a canister ot w atei and a small snack
? He sure children are accompanied hy adults and ade
quaiely su|vr vised.
? II you're picking up Inter liom a boat or canoe, ob
serve sale boating practices and wear a lile jacket.
? Do not wade into the water to pick up debris unless
you can swim and you know the depth ol the water.
? I se the buddy system when picking up Inter. It makes
collection easier, more Inn and safer in case you sustain
? Do not pick up medical debris, chemical containers or
b.urels, jvMkides or other toxic substances. Tell your
site coordinator and they will notify the ptoper authori
? Avoid touching injuicd animals that may bite or be in
lected. Again, alert your site coordinator.
For more information on lite Rig Sweep, call regional
cooidiuaior Nancy Pr itcliett at 762
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,NY> SKKIOL'S injuries were reported in this accident near Supply Friday morning. The driver o
car u as charged with careless and reckless operation, the State Highway Patrol reports.
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