Eight Hurt In Collision Near Camden

Eight persons were hospitalized following an auto-truck collision on U. S. Highway 1 near Camden on Monday.

Admitted to Kershaw County Memorial Hospital with an injured leg and severe lacerations was Bill Loving of Lexington who was a passenger in a truck drive by Jesse Tony Adams of West Columbia, officers said. Adams was also admitted to the hospital.

The truck collided with a 1956 Ford Station Wagon in which a mother and her four children and another child were riding. Admitted to the hospital were Mrs. Eva Branham, Bonnie Branham, 18, Paulett Branham, 15, Clayton Branham, 21, and Mark Branham, 3, all of Rt. 2, Blaney, and Randall E. Watts, 21 months.

According to investigating highway patrolman L. K. Martin, Mrs. Branham was traveling north on U. S. 21 and was attempting to make a left turn when the truck came over a slight hill and the vehicles collided.

October 2, 1962  Columbia Record (published as THE COLUMBIA RECORD)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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