Fulton man injured in 4-vehicle accident

Four vehicles collided in a chain-reaction crash on a rain-slickened Business 54 south near Bartley Elementary School at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Fulton.

Four vehicles collided in a chain-reaction crash on a rain-slickened Business 54 south near Bartley Elementary School at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Fulton. Photo by Don Norfleet.

Samuel D. Blinkey of Fulton was injured Friday afternoon in a four-vehicle, chain-reaction rear end collision on Business 54 near Bartley Elementary School.

Police said Blinkey sustained a neck injury and was transported by ambulance to Callaway Community Hospital.

Police said the accident occurred when Blinkey was northbound on Business 54. His 2000 Mitsubishi skidded on a rain-slickened street into the rear of a vehicle stopped behind another vehicle waiting in traffic to make a left turn into Bartley Elementary School.

Blinkey’s vehicle hit the rear of a northbound 2009 Hyundai driven by Matthew G. McCann of Fulton. The impact forced McCann’s vehicle forward into the rear of a northbound 2001 Oldsmobile driven by Kellen J. Fernetti of Illinois, who was stopped in traffic to make a left turn into Bartley Elementary School.

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