A father and his son were sent to the hospital this week after having a motorcycle accident in south Logan County and criminal charges are expected to be filed against the adult.
According to a report from the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, Brian Keith Thompson, 35, of Adairville, and his 9-year-old son were travelling on a 2004 Suzuki 1000 cc motorcycle on Sunday, May 25, when - according to Thompson - the rear tire deflated and caused him to lose control while on Schley Road.
According to Thompson, after he lost control of the motorcycle, he and his son then traveled onto the roadway. After the riders were ejected, the motorcycle came to a rest a short distance away against a guard rail.
Thompson and his son had to be transported to non-local hospital by Logan County EMS for injuries from the accident.
Both riders were wearing helmets at the time of the accident.
The accident is being investigated by Sgt. Shaun Embry of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department. Embry will be seeking criminal charges against Thompson for operating a motorcycle without a motorcycle license/permit and having a passenger.
The Sheriff’s Department was assisted on the scene by the Adairville Fire Department and Logan County EMS.
On Wednesday, May 28, at 6:39 a.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single vehicle accident with injuries on US 431 North at Red Hill Road. upon arrival and through investigation, it was found that 51-year-old Corey Farrell of Lewisburg was operating a 1995 Jeep Wrangler on Red Hill when he was approaching the intersection of US 431 and his brakes failed.
Farrell was unable to stop and his Jeep crossed the roadway and struck a tree. Farrell was transported from the scene by Logan County EMS to Logan Memorial Hospital where he was late taken by helicopter to Vanderbilt for severe injuries.
Sgt. Clint Wright is the investigating officer. He was assisted by Deputy Rob Bubaz, trooper Joe Gregory, the Lewisburg Fire Department and Logan County EMS.