Frisbee accident

ACCIDENT SCENE —An accident earlier this year on N.C. 209 ended with three individuals being transported to Mission, including Junior Frisbee, his grandson Bridger Jones and Laura Palmer.

A woman who severely injured a man and his grandson in a car crash was officially charged with two felonies last month.

On June 10, Laura Palmer, 56, of Waynesville, was indicted by a Haywood County Grand Jury on two charges of felony serious injury by vehicle.

According to the indictment and search warrant, Palmer had alcohol, THC and Paroxetine, an anti-anxiety drug, in her system on Jan. 22, at the time that her 2016 Subaru Impreza crossed the center line on Crabtree Road, which led to a collision between her vehicle and the one driven by Junior Frisbee that hospitalized the man and his grandson, Bridger Jones.

Frisbee is well-known in the community as the owner of Pioneer Supply in Waynesville, where he can frequently be seen sitting in a rocking chair chatting with customers.

Palmer was released on $20,000 bond.

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