Hamilton County Commissioners voted today to pay $20,000 to Brandon Carter after a his car was struck by a county vehicle last year.
According to a resolution passed today, Carter was driving on Adams Road on Sept. 3, 2013, when a county parks and recreation vehicle driving on Hixson Pike collided with his car.
The settlement, which the county is paying through its self-insurance program, will reportedly go toward paying for Carter's injuries.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...