Garfield Boyd 40 of Grantsboro 1924 auto accident
BADLY INJURED BY CAR AND LEFT ON THE ROAD Garfield Boyd. 40. of Grants ljoro, in in New Bern Gereral liospital with undetermined and wliat may prove serious injuries as a result of neimt run down, by an automobile- on the New, Bern-Bayboro liihway a short distance from Bridgeton ; ' late , yesterday afternoon. . Boyd, with a companion, a , white man named Scott, was picked up by J. Frank Brinswn of this city who after an hour, and halPs effort succeeded , in retting: him in the hospital. A-cordins to : Scott, Mr. Brinson,.said, an automobile running at a fast speed struck Boyd as lie was walking along the rond, dragged him. some SO feet, and after the driver had disentangled the car, rushed off np the road without stopping. .When the injured man was picked up, Brinson said, he still dazed fro ml the blow and a few minutes later when he regained consciousness complained of severe pains in, on leg. Difficulty was encountered when ' Mr. Brinson endeavored to get Boyd In a hospital due to-the fact that it was apparently a charity case. Mr. Brinson said." After appealing finally to Chairman O. A. Kafer who said that there was no provision for - the county's becoming financially responsible for the case, Mr. Brinson turned to Mrs. Wade ; Meadows, chairman of the charities " board. 3rs. Meadows promptly arranged for the Injured man to be received for treatment ,' at New Bern General hospital. Tlie full exten tof his injuries had not been determined last idght, but itw sa not thought tha he was fatally hurt.