For The Record: 10/19

 

Accidents

JASPER — Both motorists suffered injury when their cars collided Tuesday afternoon east of Jasper.

Jennifer M. Weinzapfel, 20, of 232 N. 325E, was eastbound on State Road 164 in a 2005 Ford passenger car when the 12:37 p.m. accident occurred east of Greener Road, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

A deputy said Weinzapfel’s car collided with a westbound 1998 Honda passenger car driven by 25-year-old Ashley N. Dunn, of 5479 E. State Road 164. Dunn’s vehicle was left of center, the deputy said.

Dunn complained of head and shoulder pain after the wreck, according to the sheriff’s department, and Weinzapfel had a foot injury. Both were transported by ambulance to Memorial Hospital in Jasper. A hospital spokeswoman said both were treated and released.

The crash totaled both cars.

The sheriff’s department cited Dunn for driving on a suspended license, driving left of center and operating a vehicle with no insurance and with a false registration. Other charges are pending, according to police.

The Celestine Volunteer Fire Department, Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services and a Uebelhor & Sons wrecker assisted.

 


JASPER — A Jasper motorist was transported Memorial Hospital to be treated for cuts and scrapes on both arms after the car he was driving was hit by a pickup truck Friday morning.

Clarence E. Schroeder, 82, of 1766 W. State Road 56, was driving west on State Road 56 west of Pine Crest Drive in a 1995 Buick LeSabre at 11:15 a.m. Friday when his car was rear-ended by a 2002 Dodge Dakota driven by Joseph L. Hensley, 72, of Petersburg, according to the Jasper Police Department.

Hensley told police he failed to see Schroeder had slowed in time for Hensley to stop his truck. Police cited him for speed too fast to avoid a collision.

Police said the accident totaled Schroeder’s car and caused $5,000 in damages to Hensley’s Dodge.
Schroeder was transported by family to Memorial Hospital be be treated for cuts on both arms, according to Jasper police.

Arrest

HOLLAND — The Holland deputy town marshal arrested 62-year-old Kevin L. Oxley, of 300 S. Meridian St., at 7:34 p.m. Friday for driving while intoxicated (blood alcohol content .08 percent).

Police responding to a reckless driver complaint conducted a traffic stop when Oxley allegedly failed to signal before swerving into a parking lot in the 300 block of South Meridian Street.

He was transported to the Dubois County Security Center and booked at 9 p.m.




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