Staff member injured in car crash

A Tech faculty member suffered a broken rib and internal bleeding in a head-on collision in front of Foundation Hall on March 23, according to a police report.

Peggy Medlin, an administrative associate in the Department of Earth Sciences, was driving west in her Toyota on East 10th Street when a Nissan traveling north crossed the center line and collided with her vehicle at the curve, according to the report.

 A witness who was standing in front of the campus police department building told police he saw the Nissan and estimated it was traveling about 40 mph, according to the report.

The police report accounts that the driver of the Nissan, Kenny Nguyen, suffered a laceration on his lip. He received a citation for failure to exercise due care.