For The Record: 12/11

Accidents

JASPER — One person complained of pain after a two-vehicle collision Tuesday evening in the 2900 block of Newton Street.

Robert M. Cartwright, 32, of 1517 Gregory Lane, was northbound on Newton Street in a 2004 Dodge at the time of the 6:10 p.m. accident, according to the Jasper Police Department.

Police said Cartwright was stopped in traffic when his Dodge was rear-ended by a 2003 Chevrolet Impala driven by 18-year-old Jack D. Fleck, 324 W. Fifth St..

A passenger in the Cartwright vehicle, 34-year-old Jamie L. Cartwright, also of the Fifth Street address, complained of neck and head pain but was not transported from the scene by ambulance, according to authorities.

Damage was estimated at $5,000 to Fleck’s Chevrolet and $2,500 to Cartwright’s Dodge.

Police cited Fleck for following too closely.

 


JASPER — No tickets were issued when neighbors in the 1000 block of St. Charles Street were involved in a fender-bender late Tuesday afternoon.

Nina M. Aufart, 31, of 1001 St. Charles St., who was driving a 2010 Lexus, and Patricia A. Wigand, 56, of 1002 St. Charles St., in a 2006 Toyota, were backing out of their respective driveways at the time of the 5:37 p.m. mishap, according to Jasper police.

An officer said the vehicles collided in the street’s center turn lane.

Damage was estimated at $3,000 to each of the vehicles.

 


DUBOIS — A motorist was able to drive his car from the scene of a Sunday morning collision with a deer near the Dubois Crossroads.

Richard B. Warner, 28, of 720 Hickory Lane, Jasper, was westbound on State Road 56 in a 2011 Toyota Camry when the 9:10 a.m. accident occurred near Hickory Grove Road, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

A deputy reported that Warner was unable to avoid a deer that ran onto the roadway. The front of his Toyota sustained an estimated $3,500 in damage in the resulting collision.

The deputy said the deer got up and walked off the roadway after the accident.




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