Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
3:55 p.m. Friday, March 23, SR 15, south of Jaylynn Street. Drivers: Cindi G. Fluke, 64, Western Drive, Winona Lake, and Wendy M. Bussard, 37, East Clark Street, Warsaw. Fluke stated that she was attempting to change lanes and collided with Bussard’s vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.
3:13 p.m. Friday, March 23, SR 15, north of Tiger Lane. Drivers: Kevin T. Dailey, 18, South Wausau Street, Warsaw, and Jack A. Williamson, 16, Wildwood Lane, Winona Lake. Williamson was traveling north on SR 15 and stopped to wait for pedestrians to clear the roadway. Dailey’s vehicle impacted the rear of Williamson’s vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
2:40 p.m. Friday, March 23, East Smith Street, east of South Maple Avenue. Drivers: David R. Hoagland, 50, South CR 675W, Warsaw, and E.A. Farmer, 32, West Woodland Drive, Warsaw. Hoagland was driving east on East Smith Street and was transporting passenger Jennifer L. Cullins, 47, via Fast Cab taxi services. Hoagland received a cell phone call and looked down. He didn’t realize that Farmer’s vehicle was stopped for traffic, and Hoagland’s vehicle drove into the rear center of Farmer’s vehicle. Farmer complained of pain in his body and neck area and was transported to the Kosciusko Community Hospital. Collins complained of pain in her back area, but declined medical attention on-scene. Damage up to $5,000.
2:18 p.m. Friday, March 23, North SR 15, near Anchorage Road. Drivers: Connie L. Dragan, 72, North 2nd Trail, North Webster, and Woody R. Huffman, 66, East CR 500N, North Webster. Both vehicles believed they had the right-of-way at the intersection of Anchorage Road and North Detroit Street. A witness stated that Dragan’s vehicle failed to yield the right of way and turned in front of Huffman’s vehicle, causing a collision. Damage up to $10,000.
12:00 p.m. Friday, March 23, US 30, east of North Parker Street. Driver: Samantha K. Jarrett, 26, Frontage Road 76, Warsaw. Jarrett was traveling west on US 30 when she got in a right turn lane to travel north on North Parker Street. As she approached the intersection, a maroon vehicle attempted to enter the lane, causing a collision. Jarrett said that the other driver of the vehicle appeared to not realize they had had a traffic accident. Damage up to $5,000.