Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents:
5:37 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, North SR 15, north of West Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. Driver: Roger A. Fitzpatrick, 53, East CR 800S, Claypool. Hit deer. Damage up to $2,500.
12:31 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, North CR 950W, north of West CR 1350N, Nappanee. Driver: Nicholas I. Leighton, 28, Joshua Drive, Elkhart. Suffered an upper leg and hip injury and internal bleeding. He was flown by Medflight to South Bend Memorial Hospital. Kosciusko County officers report Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding the accident. Nappanee Police and Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department responded. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department was notified the accident occurred in Kosciusko County. Officers responding were told by ECSD officers the driver was southbound on CR 950W at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle went off the road and collided with a tree on the front passenger side. Leighton was trapped in the vehicle and was extracted. Nappanee Medics told officers the extent of the injuries. Damage up to $10,000.
7:54 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, West CR 400N, west of North CR 300W, Warsaw. Driver: Angela M. Price, 38, West CR 200N, Warsaw. Hit deer. Damage p to $1,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
10:06 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, SR 15, south of CR 1200S, Silver Lake. Driver: Glen A. Bartnick, 46, P.O. Box, Lake Placid Fla. Hit deer. Damage up to $5,000.
10:54 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, North Detroit Street, Warsaw. Driver: Anthony W. Miller, 33, North Lake Street, Warsaw, arrested for operating a vehicle while suspended and no seat belt. Miller drove his vehicle into the parking lot of Whimet on North Detroit Street, southbound at a high rate of speed during a pursuit. When the brakes were applied on the vehicle he was unable to stop, hitting a fence. Damage up to $2,500.