John Williams' 18 wheeler slammed into a car when the car failed to yield (passenger side front fender pictured).
Failure to Yield Right of Way, Car Pulls In Front of 18 Wheeler, MOSCOW, February 11, 2012 - Shortly before 6pm on February 10, 2012, John Williams, 76, of Houston, was north-bound on US-59 North in his 18 wheeler in the vicinity of Moscow when a black 2007 Chevy Impala, driven by Gill Barlow, 61, of Corrigan, pulled in front of Williams from the crossover. Williams tried to avoid hitting Barlow, but the collision was unavoidable as Williams rig slammed Barlow from behind sending both Barlow and Williams' vehicles into the weeds on the right side of the pavement. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Corrigan Volunteer Fire Department and Troopers Chris Stanbery and David Flowers. Barlow was trapped in his vehicle and had to be rescued by firemen from Corrigan. Fortunately for Barlow, he sustained only bumps and bruises. Traffic was not blocked during investigation and cleanup. Gill Barlow was cited for failure to yield right-of-way from a crossover. Both the 18 wheeler and the car were recovered by Riley Wrecker Service out of Corrigan where they will be stored. Recovery of the tanker took over 2 hours.