Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
4:29 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, North Park Avenue and East Clark Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Kenyan Bennett, 19, Clark Street, Warsaw, and Shawn Stingel, 45, Center Street, Warsaw. Bennett was waiting at a stop sign when he became distracted by a text message. He thought the intersection was clear and attempted to cross. Bennett’s vehicle hit Stingel’s vehicle. Bennett immediately left the scene and later told officers he was running late for work and wanted to clock-in on time. Bennett was arrested for failure to stop after an accident. Damages up to $2,500.
1:18 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, East Market and South Wood streets, Warsaw. Driver: Krystal Phillips, 29, Market Street, Warsaw. Phillips was driving eastbound and lost consciousness. She stated that everything went dark and when she woke up she had driven her car into the rear of a parked 1996 Pontiac Sunfire belonging to Ninoshka Bornes. Phillips was transported to Parkview Hospital. Damages up to $25,000.