Area Accident Reports
Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents:
2:19 p.m. Friday, June 17, at West CR 525S, west of South 450N, Claypool. Driver: Nita K. Gayheart, 38, West Kiwi Road, Claypool. Hit a deer. Damage up to $2,500.
7:40 a.m. Friday, June 17, at East SR 14 and South Packerton Road, Sidney. Drivers: Caroline A. Meyer, 22, North Market Street, North Manchester, and Thomas R. Hoover, 72, East Medusa Street, Syracuse. Meyer drove into the path of Hoover’s vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.
6:56 a.m Thursday, June 16, at West Old Road 30 and North CR 350W, Warsaw. Drivers: Rene J. Rodriguez, 29, North Cook Street, Warsaw, and Ashley A. Meulink, 25, North Columbia Street, Warsaw. Rodriguez’s vehicle rear-ended Meulink’s. Damage up to $10,000.
5:25 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at East CR 700N, east of North Harper Road, Leesburg. Driver: Chasity N. Meadows, 34, East Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. Meadows drove off of the road into a field, lightly swiping a telephone pole. Damage up to $2,500.
4:31 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at South SR 15, north of West CR 550S, Claypool. Driver Jose M. Jimenez, 54, Akron. Jimenez drove off the roadway and struck a utility pole. Damage up to $10,000. Jimenez sustained a laceration to his head and complained of chest and side pain. He was transported to Lutheran Hospital by EMS.
1:11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at West CR 400N, east of North CR 500W, Warsaw. Driver: Austin J. Richardson, 17, West CR 400N, Warsaw. Hit a deer. Damage up to $5,000.
10:33 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at North SR 15, north of West Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. Driver: Casey J. Koontz, 22, Robin Drive, Warsaw. Hit a deer. Damage up to $10,000. Koontz complained of right hand pain, but refused medical treatment.
1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at SR 13, south of CR 1150S, Sidney. Drivers: Kent G. Green, 54, South SR 13, North Manchester, and Scott F. Adams, 53, Hawk Spring Hill, Huntington. Green’s vehicle “fish-tailed” and went into a ditch, when he came out of the ditch he struck Adam’s vehicle’s rear passenger side. Damage up to $5,000.
5:39 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at North SR 15 and West CR 1350N, Milford. Drivers: Joshua D. Cooper, 22, East CR 1150N, Milford, and Sean M. Ladig, 21, East Hatchery Road, Syracuse. According to the accident report, Cooper stated he fell asleep while driving and side-swiped Ladig’s vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers with the North Webster Police Department investigated the following accident:
6:43 p.m. Friday, June 17, at East Backwater Road and North SR 13, North Webster. Drivers: Stephenie R. Shepherd, 37, Anchorage Road, Warsaw, and Laura A. Miskulin, 54, West CR 500N, Ligonier. Shepherd’s vehicle collided with Miskulin’s at an intersection. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident:
8:19 p.m. Friday, June 17, at West Old Road 30, Warsaw. Driver: George R. Pate II, 50, West CR 300S, Valparaiso. Pate backed into the vehicle behind him. Damage up to $2,500.
Officers with the Winona Lake Police Department investigated the following accident:
8:27 a.m. Friday, June 17, at Sunset Drive and Elder Lane, Winona Lake. Driver: David Dill, 45, East Wall Street, Liberty Mills. Dill’s vehicle hit a parked car. Damage up to $2,500.