Sheriff Danny Hickman reports a one vehicle accident occurred Sunday afternoon at about 4:00 pm at the intersection of West Branch and Wolfe Springs Roads.
James McElroy, age 20, driving a 2004 Nissan SSR, was traveling east on West Branch Road and was going too fast to stop at the intersection of West Branch and Wolfe Springs Roads. He slid through the intersection and struck a tree.
McElroy told the investigating deputy that the brakes failed to slow the Nissan down or did not work. McElroy was cited for Failure to Report Accident, Leaving the scene of an Accident and No Proof of Insurance. There were no injuries reported with the wreck.