Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accidents:
7:09 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, West SR 14, east of South CR 925W, Akron. Driver: Onecimo R. Ramirez, 54, North Johnson Street, Akron. Ramirez was traveling west on SR 14 when he lost control of his vehicle, striking a utility pole. Ramirez’s vehicle also struck a fence before coming to rest in a horse pasture. Ramirez was not injured in the accident. Damage up to $25,000.
6:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, South CR 1000W, north of West CR 1000S, Akron. Driver: Zachary J. Wiesehan, 22, South CR 1000W, Mentone. Wiesehan was traveling south on CR 1000W when he lost control of his vehicle, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway and overturn. Damage up to $2,500.
6:13 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, West CR 600S, east of South CR 800W, Mentone. Driver: Raistlin W. Rice, 23, West CR 500S, Mentone. Rice was traveling west on West CR 600S when he lost control of his vehicle due to ice on the roadway. Rice’s vehicle went off the roadway and rolled over onto its side. Rice said he had a headache but refused medical attention. Damage up to $50,000.
3:48 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, East CR 400S, east of South CR 900E, Pierceton. Driver: Allyson R. Smith, 17, North CR 800E, North Webster. Smith was traveling west on CR 400S when her vehicle left the roadway, striking a REMC utility pole. The roadways were ice-covered due to freezing rain at the time of this crash. No injuries were reported. Damage up to $10,000.
4:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, North CR 200E, south of East Armstrong Road, Leesburg. Driver: Carmen Martinez, 33, West Avenue, Goshen. Martinez was traveling north on CR 200E when a deer entered the roadway. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers with the Syracuse Police Department investigated the following accident:
2:46 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 1 Warrior Path, Syracuse. Drivers: Garret D. Tucco, 17, North East Wawasee Drive, Syracuse; and Anah F. Sommers, 18, EMS C27B Lane, Warsaw. Tucco was making a right turn out of a parking lot when he turned in front of Sommers’ vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident:
1:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 3314 Lake City Highway, Warsaw. Drivers: Kyan N. Ramsey, 19, Raleigh Court, Columbia City; and Sheldon M. Turner, 47, North CR 450E, Leesburg. Ramsey was backing from a parking spot when he struck Turner’s vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.
Officers with the Winona Lake Police Department investigated the following accidents:
1:55 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 14th Street, near Walnut Street, Winona Lake. Driver: John C. Ellinger, 23, East Hamilton Street, Union Mills. Ellinger was traveling east on 14th Street when he struck a parked, unoccupied vehicle. Damage under $750.
4:56 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, Westwood Road, north of Peach Tree, Winona Lake. Drivers: Noah D. Burgh, 17, North Cheyenne Drive, Warsaw; and Linda L. Kette, 69, Westwood Road, Winona Lake. Burgh’s vehicle slid and went through a yard, striking Kette’s vehicle. Damage up to $1,000.