Police news

A LaFayette woman was injured this past weekend when a pickup truck, pulling a trailer, crashed into her vehicle.

According to LaFayette Police Department reports, on Saturday, Dec. 31, around 11:30 a.m., Mary Clegg Railey was driving a 2013 Dodge Dart east on West Villanow Street when Damian Lee Baugh, in a 1993 Chevrolet K3500, ran the red light and collided into her vehicle at the North Main Street intersection.

Railey received injuries to her hand and both knees. She was transported to Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga.

Baugh was cited for failure to obey traffic control devices.

Josh O'Bryant is a general assignment reporter and covers the Walker-Catoosa County area. He can be reached at the Walker County Messenger office at 706-638-1859 and by email at jobryant@npco.com.