Three injured in accident on U.S. Highway 19E
From Staff Reports

   Three Elizabethton residents were injured yesterday in an accident that occurred on U.S. Highway 19E beside Betsytowne Shopping Center, according to the Elizabethton Police Department.
   EPD Ptl. Michael Merritt reported that Judy A. Walton, of 105 Simms Hill Road, was traveling south on U.S. Highway 19E when a car driven by Brandy D. Craig Hilton, of 206 Mountain View Drive, traveling north, attempted to make a left hand turn into Betsytowne Shopping Center and struck the left side of Walton's vehicle.
   When Walton's car was struck, it left the road and struck a car driven by Lois J. Day, of 1131 Riverview Drive, that was sitting in the exit to the shopping center.
   Hilton and Day were transported to Sycamore Shoals Hospital by the Carter County Rescue Squad, and a passenger in Day's car was transported to the Johnson City Medical Center.