Officers from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accidents:
6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, North CR 950W, north of West CR 1350N, Nappanee. Driver: James D. Walton, 30, West CR 500S, Claypool. Walton told police he was riding his motorcycle north on CR 950W, when he hit a patch of gravel while approaching a curve, causing his motorcycle to leave the roadway. Walton was transported to Goshen with a head injury. Damage up to $2,500.
5:11 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, North SR 13 and East CR 500N, North Webster. Drivers: Michael L. Ford, 24, Oak Brook Place, Warsaw; Cholena A. Buchanan, 41, EMS W20 Lane, North Webster; Robert J. Line, East Cinderella Drive, Cromwell. A witness told police that Ford was driving south on SR 13 and that he disregarded the stop light, causing his vehicle to crash into the vehicle driven by Buchanan and that both vehicles then collided into the Line vehicle. Ford suffered chest injuries and was transported to a Fort Wayne hospital. Damage up to $50,000.
11:57 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, South SR 15, north of CR 200S, Warsaw. Driver: James C. Oldham, 49, EMS R3E Lane, Pierceton. Oldham told police he was driving his vehicle north on SR 15 when he fell asleep, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway, enter a ditch and strike several small trees. Damage up to $25,000.
Officers from the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
5:17 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, Argonne Road and Durbin Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Madison N. Method, 19, North CR 100E, Warsaw; Katie N. Kleckner, 18, North CR 75W, Camden; Dianna R. Elder, 55, South Woodland Lane, Warsaw. Method told police she was driving her vehicle south on Argonne Road and that when a vehicle began to pull out in front of her to her right, she was distracted, causing her vehicle to strike the stopped vehicle driven by Kleckner, which in turn struck the vehicle driven by Elder. Damage up to $25,000.
4:24 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, East Center Street, west of North Zoe Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Lynnze-Marie D. Rudesill, 44, C Drive, Battle Creek, Mich.; Stephanie A. Lantz, 38, North Arbutus Trail, Warsaw. Rudesill told police she was driving her vehicle west on Center Street, when her foot slipped off the brake, causing her vehicle to strike the rear of the vehicle driven by Lantz. Damage up to $2,500.
3:12 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, Plaza Drive, Warsaw. Drivers: Todd C. Robertson, 49, Mount Mercy Drive, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Paula S. Edwards, 64, East CR 575N, Leesburg. Robertson told police he was backing his vehicle out of a parking space and backed it into Edwards’ vehicle he had not previously seen. Damage up to $2,500.
2:31 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, Lake City Highway, Warsaw. Melissa Reber, West Cathlolic Street, Pierceton, told police she was informed that her vehicle had been struck by an unknown vehicle, which was driven away from the scene. Damage up to $2,500.