Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accidents:
4:01 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, SR 14 and South CR 600W, Silver Lake. Drivers: Anthony Collins, 22, Disco E, Silver Lake; and David B. Kintzel, 47, SR 14, Akron. The vehicles collided when Kintzel’s vehicle was traveling west on SR 14 and Collins attempted to cross SR 14. Collins complained of pain in his entire body. A passenger in Collins’ vehicle, Austin J. Collins, 23, West Decoy Road, Mentone, was taken to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne by air ambulance. Another passenger in Collins’ vehicle, Rita Collins, 56, West Decoy Road, Mentone, was taken to a hospital by ambulance. Anthony Collins was also taken to a hospital by ambulance. Damage up to $50,000.
6:34 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, SR 15, south of West CR 900N, Milford. Driver: Megan N. Dierking, 23, Breckenridge Road, Chatham, Ill. Dierking said her vehicle struck a piece of metal lying in the roadway. Dierking then saw that there was damage under her driver’s side door from the metal, later found to be a drive shaft that had broken and fallen off a utility vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.
8:09 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, County Farm Road, north of West CR 550S, Warsaw. Driver: Brent L. Hyde, 21, Courtland Drive, Silver Lake. Hyde lost control of his vehicle on a curve in the road and went off the roadway. A passenger in Hyde’s vehicle, Shae Clingerman, 18, Courtland Drive, complained of pain in her right ankle but refused medical treatment. Another passenger in the vehicle, a 3-month-old infant, was reportedly going to be taken to a hospital for evaluation. Damage up to $2,500.
10:02 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, US 30, east of SR 19, Warsaw. Drivers: Moreno Garcia-Rene, 31, Larame Avenue, Chicago, Ill.; and Michael F. Wilson, 37, Hawthorn Drive, Warsaw. Garcia-Rene’s vehicle rear-ended Wilson’s vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.
11:22 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, Byrer Road, west of North CR 900W, Etna Green. Driver: Joel E. Light, 19, EMS C30 Lane, Warsaw. Light’s vehicle left the roadway and struck a steel post. Damage up to $10,000.
9:23 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, South CR 750W,, north of SR 14, Silver Lake. Driver: Larry J. Rhodes, 79, West CR 1500N, Silver Lake. Rhodes’ vehicle struck a deer. Damage up to $2,500.
12:03 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, Mock Road, west of North CR 200E, Milford. Driver: Natalie A. Christian, 18, North Grove Road, Milford. A deer ran onto the roadway and collided with Christian’s vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, Tiger Lane, Warsaw. Driver: Jarod P. Ilada, 16, South CR 275E, Warsaw. Ilada’s vehicle backed into a parked, unoccupied vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.
1:08 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, North Buffalo Street, Warsaw. Police met with a man who said that his vehicle was parked in the city parking lot. When he returned to his vehicle, he saw that his vehicle had been struck while parked and unoccupied. The other driver left the scene. Damage up to $2,500.