Truck collides with fence in Hardy

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The damage done to the rock wall in front of the old motorcar museum in Hardy May 8.

A local business in Hardy sustained an estimated $3,000 dollars in damages after the fence on their property was destroyed by a passing motorist.

According to a report from the Hardy Police Department, the authorities were notified of the accident which occurred May 8 just after 7:30 a.m. in front of the old Motorcar Museum in Hardy.

When Hardy Police Chief Tamara Taylor arrived on scene, she could see the remnants of where the stone fence had stood. Stones and lumber was spread across the parking lot where it had come to rest following the collision.

The damage had happened when Austin Taylor, 29, of Cherokee Village, was driving a 2000 Chevy Silverado, headed east on Main Street in Hardy. Austin left the roadway and collided with the wall in several places, eventually driving through it, before proceeding a short distance and coming to rest on Front Street.

He was not under the influence at the time of the crash and did not sustain any severe injury. His vehicle was towed by Billís Towing.

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