Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents:
2:49 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 1851 North Fox Farm Road, Warsaw. Driver: Robert O. Payne, 74, County Road 4, Booneville, Miss. Payne drove into a business lot and then left and returned. He didn’t realize that his vehicle backed into a parked and unoccupied vehicle while leaving. Damage up to $5,000.
4:06 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, North Detroit Street, north of Lake City Highway, Warsaw. Drivers: Jeffery M. Winkle, 55, East Wooster Road, Warsaw, and Nicole D. Sellers, 48, North Jefferson Street, Silver Lake. Winkle was traveling north on North Detroit Street, while Sellers was traveling south. Winkle fell asleep, and his vehicle crossed the center line, struck a roadway sign, and went into the southbound lanes of Detroit Street. There was a head-on collision between Winkle’s and Sellers’ vehicles. Damage up to $25,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident:
5:39 p.m. Thursday, March 22, SR 15, south of Chevy Way. Drivers: Jose Juarez, 36, North CR 175 East 165, Warsaw, and Shelby A. Layne, 27, Kinney Drive, Warsaw. Juarez was traveling north on SR 15 when he attempted to merge into the left lane and collided with Layne’s vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.