Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents:
10:28 p.m. Thursday, July 19, East CR 400N, east of North SR 13, North Webster. Drivers: Christopher J. Wiggs, 34, West Levi Lee Road, Warsaw; and Tyler M. Schmucker, 25, EMS B48 Lane, Warsaw. Wiggs was traveling west on CR 400N, traveling left of center. He then abruptly maneuvered his vehicle to the north side of SR 13. He again traveled left of center, causing him to sideswipe Schmucker’s vehicle. Schmucker’s vehicle spun around in the roadway, with both vehicles leaving the roadway due to the accident. As Schmucker approached Wiggs’ vehicle, Wiggs attempted to flee the area. Upon inspection, officers said they could detect the odor of an alcoholic beverage from Wiggs’ vehicle. Damage up to $50,000.
7:54 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, North CR 175E, north of Brook Boulevard, Warsaw. Driver: William E. Lerner, 65, Turkey Creek Drive, Milford. Lerner was operating a moped when he attempted to move over so a vehicle behind him could pass. However, his vehicle left the roadway, causing him to strike his head on the pavement. Lerner was taken to Lutheran Hospital for treatment. Damage up to $1,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident:
9:58 p.m. Thursday, July 19, East Winona Avenue, east of South Reed Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Cody M. Guzman, 25, East Baker Street, Warsaw; and Robert L. Brown, 66, Webber Street, Warsaw. Brown was traveling west on East Winona Avenue when the vehicles in front of him began to turn. As he slowed his vehicle, Brown’s vehicle was rear-ended by Guzman’s vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.