A 34-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of driving under the influence following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 6 p.m. at the intersection of Union Church Road and Union Grove Road.
According to an accident report filed by Virginia State Trooper L.V. Pambid, Ross W. Shepperd was traveling in a 1999 Dodge Ram when he drove through the intersection without stopping at the stop sign. He then drove off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole, as stated in Pambid’s report.
Pambid estimated $3,000 in damages to the Dodge.