The condition of a Hazard city employee who was hit by a car is upgraded to fair
The condition of a Hazard city employee who was hit by a car while working on Friday has been upgraded from serious to fair. Witnesses say Johnny Neace was working on Gorman Hollow Road on Friday, when he was struck by a car driven by 29 year old Misty Bradley. Witnesses say the car came around a curve sliding at, a high rate of speed. Neace was struck by the vehicle after which he fell nearly thirty feet over a hill. Officials say Neace likely suffered from a compound fracture of the arm as well as head lacerations. Neace was flown to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport. Bradley was arrested at the scene and charged with driving on a suspended license. Bradley also had several arrest warrants against her. Police say assault charges could be filed since Bradley was not legal to be operating the vehicle.