Two-Car Accident on Gallaher Road Sends One to Hospital with Minor Injuries

Photo Courtesy of Keith McDaniel

Monday afternoon just after 3:30pm Kingston Police and an ambulance were sent to the area of Poplar Springs Road and Gallaher Road to a 2-car accident with injuries. Officer Choate of the Kingston Police Department investigated the crash and stated that 73-year-old Donald Mayer of New Jersey driving his custom van, left a parking lot and crossed both southbound lanes he was traveling in, into the northbound lane and struck a Toyota driven by Keith McDaniel of Oak Ridge. Mayer was not injured but McDaniel did go to the Methodist Medical Center to be evaluated. Mayer was charged with Failure to Yield according to the police report.

Photo Courtesy of Keith McDaniel

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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