On December 27th, 2022, at approximately 12:50 p.m., the Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Old Highway 34. An investigation at the scene, determined a 2006 Grey Ford F-150 driven by Bodie Rodgers, 48 of Mount Pleasant, was traveling south bound on Franklin Avenue and collided with a 2020 Kia Nitro, driven by Sara LeBlanc, 60 of Mount Pleasant.
The investigation determined the Kia was traveling west on Old Highway 34 and came to a stop then proceeded into the intersection. The F-150 was south bound on Franklin Avenue at the same time the Kia entered the intersection. The impact sent both vehicles into the southwest ditch with the F-150 coming to rest on its side.
Both drivers of the vehicle were transported from the scene via ambulance. Mr. Rodgers was cited for failure to wear safety belt, failure to prove security against liability (no insurance) and operating a non-registered vehicle. Mrs. LeBlanc was cited for failure to obey a stop sign and yield the right of way.
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Mount Pleasant Police Department, Mount Pleasant Fire Department, Henry County EMS, and Henry County Secondary Roads Department.