Rear-end collision damages car, truck

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — Neither driver was injured in a rear-end collision Monday evening on Ferdinand’s south side.

A male juvenile was northbound in a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado in the Wendy’s parking lot at 480 S. Main St. at the time of the 7:10 p.m. mishap, according to the Ferdinand Police Department.

Police said the truck’s 17-year-old driver was distracted and did not see a parked 2012 Ford Fusion owned by Mark Cannon of Huntingburg.

The Silverado collided with the rear of the Fusion, causing damage to the car’s rear passenger taillight and bumper area.

The car was occupied by a female juvenile driver and a female juvenile front passenger. The truck’s driver also had a male juvenile passenger.

None of the vehicle occupants were injured, according to police.

The truck sustained front, passenger-side damage in the wheelwell area.

No citations were issued.

Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,000 to the Cannon Ford and about $500 to the juvenile’s Chevrolet.

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