Officers from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accidents:
8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, east CR 900N, west of North CR 850E, North Webster. Driver: Jacob A. Wheat, 18, North Humpty Dumpty Drive, Cromwell. Wheat told police he was driving his vehicle eastbound when another vehicle stopped in front of him. He said to avoid a collision, he swerved his vehicle to the right, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway. He said he overcorrected, causing his vehicle to leave the other side of the road and strike a tree stump Damage up to $5,000.
8:09 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, west US 30, east of North SR 19, Etna Green. Drivers: Judith L. Davis, 72, South Oakview Drive, LaPorte; Casey L. Guzman, 51, East Baker Street, Warsaw. Police said both Davis and Guzman were driving their vehicles west on US 30 and that at the intersection with SR 19, Davis told police she noticed the vehicle driven by Guzman too late, causing her to drive her vehicle into the rear of Guzman’s vehicle. Damage up to $25,000.
5:03 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, North CR 300E and East CR 700N, Leesburg. Drivers: Marilyn L. Freiburger, 67, North Front Street, Syracuse; Morris R. Stewart, 84, Panorama Drive, North Webster. Police said Freiburger was driving her vehicle east on CR 700N and that she had a stop sign ash the intersection with CR 300E. Police said Freiburger’s vehicle struck the vehicle driven by Stewart, who did not have a stop sign at the intersection. Freiburger complained of chest pain and was transported to a hospital and Stewart complained of pain to the pelvis and was also transported by ambulance to a hospital. In addition, passengers Memphis Freiburger, 9 and Kathy Anglin, 57 in Freiburger’s vehicle, along with Michael Stewart, 65 in Stewart’s vehicle complained of pain, but only Stewart and Anglin were taken to the hospital. Damage up to $25,000.
Officers from the Milford Police Department investigated the following accident:
5:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, South Higbee Street, Milford. Driver: Gergory J. Hernandez, 57, Winskie Road, Pooler, Ga. Hernandez told police that while he was inside a store, his vehicle rolled into a parked vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers from the Syracuse Police Department investigated the following accident:
2:08 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, South Harkless Drive, south of Palm Drive, Syracuse. Driver: Dustin R. Johns, 38, NE Wawasee Drive, Syracuse. Police said Johns was driving his vehicle north on South Harkless Drive when his vehicle left the roadway, destroyed approximately 500 feet of fencing belonging to the Oakwood Inn, struck a tree, rolling onto its side and slid further on the road, striking another fence before coming to rest on its side. Johns complained of pelvis pain and was transported to the hospital. Damage up to $100,000.
Officers from the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, Walker’s Ridge, south of Oak Point Crossing, Warsaw. Driver: Debra Q. Kloc, 48, Walker’s Ridge, Warsaw. Kloc told police she was backing her vehicle out of a parking space and backed it into a parked vehicle she had not previously seen. Damage up to $5,000.
3:37 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, Silveus Crossing and Lake City Highway, Warsaw. Drivers: Melodie A. Thomas, 75, North CR 600W, Warsaw; Chase E. Whybrew, 17, 17A Road, Tippecanoe. Whybrew told police he was traveling east on US 30 and that he was in the left turn lane. He said he proceeded forward to make a turn when his left turn light turned green. He said the vehicle driven by Thomas then impacted his vehicle in the intersection. Damage up to $10,000.
11:57 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, SR 15, north of CR 300N, Warsaw. Drivers: Christopher W. Arthur, 33, North Kalorama Road, Leesburg; Alexius N. Halsey, 22, East Perry Road, Ligonier. Arthur told police he began to move when the light at the intersection in which he was stopped turned green. He said he was not able to stop in time before his vehicle rear-ended the vehicle driven by Halsey. Damage up to $2,500.
10:11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, South Buffalo Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Charles M. Reber, 44, North Berry Patch Lane, Warsaw; Marcia C. Anderson, 70, Buck Trail, Warsaw. Reber told police he was backing his vehicle out of a parking space and backed it into the vehicle driven by Anderson that he had not previously seen. Damage up to $2,500.
2:01 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, North Detroit Street, south of Lyon Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Laura A. Knable, 57, Main Street, Lagro; Gary L. Knable, 61, Main Street, Lagro. Laura Knable told police she was riding her motorcycle out of the El Arriero parking lot and that when she accelerated, she lost control of her motorcycle, causing it to strike the motorcycle ridden by Gary Knable. Laura Knable fell from her motorcycle and struck her head, which was protected by a helmet. She complained of dizziness and was transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital. Damage up to $2,500.
8:10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, North Detroit Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Karrah N. Creamer, 34, East High Street, Atwood; Angela D. Holler, 56, Reed Street, South Whitley. Creamer told police she was driving her vehicle in the McDonald’s drive-thru behind the vehicle driven by Hollar and that when she pulled up, her vehicle struck Hollar’s vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.
Officers from the Winona Lake Police Department investigated the following accident:
3:12 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, Avalon Court, west of Nottingham Place, Winona Lake. Driver: Matthew A. Woomer, 37, Crescent Drive, Warsaw. Woomer told police he was backing his vehicle out of a parking space and backed it into a parked vehicle he had not previously seen. Damage up to $1,000.