Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
- 5:17 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, South Indiana Street, south of Center Street, Warsaw. Driver: Brandice M. Wampler, 46, East Robby Drive, Warsaw. Darren A. Diaz, 39, West Winona Avenue, Warsaw, was riding his bicycle down the alley eastbound toward Indiana Street, Warsaw. He said he didn’t stop when he approached Indiana Street. He rode out into the roadway and looked left at Wampler’s vehicle. She was traveling southbound on Indiana Street from Center Street. She said she didn’t have time to stop before the collision. The vehicle and bicycle collided. Wampler said Diaz stood up from the ground right after the accident, then fell to the ground just before officers arrived. Diaz complained of pain in his hip/upper leg. He was taken by Lutheran EMS to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne for further medical treatment. Damage: Up to $2,500.
- 3:32 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, North SR 15 and Lyon Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Hanna J. Thompson, 22, West CR 400N, Warsaw; Christopher M. Gaby, 48, North Union Drive, Winona Lake; and Steven A. Born, 42, East Old Trail Road, Columbia City. Gaby said he was traveling northbound on North SR 15 near the Lyon Street intersection, Warsaw. He was in the left hand lane when an unknown vehicle in the right lane slowed down to turn right onto Lyon Street. He said Thompson then pulled out in front of him to turn to the south on North SR 15. Gaby tried to stop but was unable to. His vehicle hit Thompson’s. That impact pushed Thompson’s vehicle into Born’s. Born had been traveling southbound on North SR 15 near the Lyon Street intersection. He was in the left hand lane and stopped to turn east on Lyon Street. Thompson was entrapped in her vehicle and had to be extricated. She complained of pain in her hip/upper leg and was taken to the hospital by Lutheran EMS. Officers were unable to talk with her due to the extent of her injuries. Gaby complained of rib pain and was checked out on scene by medics. Due to Thompson’s injuries, officers also couldn’t provide her with citations for driving while suspended and driving without insurance. Courts will contact her with that information. Damage: Up to $50,000.