Damage reported from two-car crashA two-car crash Thursday in northwest Jamestown caused about $6,000 in damage, according to the Jamestown Police Department.
By: Sun Staff, The Jamestown Sun
A two-car crash Thursday in northwest Jamestown caused about $6,000 in damage, according to the Jamestown Police Department.
Police said Patricia Richter, 58, 1 Riverview Lane, was driving a 2010 Honda car northbound on Second Avenue Northwest and stopped at the stop sign outside the intersection with Fifth Street at about 12:35 p.m. Thursday. Chad Abernathey, 25, 514 Third St. NE #3, was driving a 1993 Pontiac car eastbound on Fifth Street approaching the intersection in the left-hand lane. Richter entered the intersection to turn and go westbound on Fifth Street and struck Abernathey.
Richter told police her view was blocked by a pickup going eastbound on Fifth Street in the right-hand lane that was turning right onto Second Avenue and she did not see the Pontiac. She was cited for failed to yield after stopping.
No injuries were reported.
Both vehicles sustained front-end damage estimated at $5,000 to the Honda and $1,000 to the Pontiac.