Originally created 03/02/00

Truck wreck



Neil Busbee, a Davis Hauling employee, climbs down from the underside of an overturned dump truck after a Wednesday afternoon accident on Hereford Farm Road in Evans. The driver of the truck, Bennie Oliphant, 67, of Aiken, was taken to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition, said Dale Crail, MCG's public relations director. Columbia County sheriff's Deputy A.J. Lyons said the wreck occurred after Mr. Oliphant lost control of the truck. Apparently, Mr.Oliphant topped a hill and tried to miss a car stopped to turn into Lake Jean Drive, Deputy Lyons said.