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January 31, 2014

Separate wrecks lead to several injuries

Separate wrecks lead to several injuries

Several people were injured in recent motor vehicle crashes, according to local police:

• A two-vehicle crash left two drivers injured Friday morning in front of Concord Family Dentistry.

The collision occurred at 9:50 a.m. on C.R. 20 east of Roys Avenue. Elkhart County police said Stephanie Teresa Garcia, 20, Goshen, was driving a 2002 Mazda Tribute when she lost control of the vehicle on the icy road. The Mazda slid into the path of 2000 Ford Winstar driven by Jennifer N. Kater, 30, Elkhart. The automobiles collided.

Garcia suffered pain to her entire body as a result of the crash, and Kater suffered pain to her neck, chest and abdominal area. Both were transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.

Police said Garcia was cited for driving too fast for road conditions. She was also cited for driving while her driving privileges were suspended.

• Two people were injured in a five-vehicle crash shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday in Goshen.

The mishap occurred on U.S. 33 north of Egbert Avenue. Goshen police said William Conway, 67, Elkhart, was driving a 2011 Ford F150 and stopping in traffic. A 2001 GM Sierra driven by James Spiller, 65, LaPorte, slid on the icy road and collided with the rear of a 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette driven by Timothy Kilmer, 56, Goshen. Kilmer’s vehicle then collided with the rear of Conway’s truck.

A 2013 Hyundai SFT driven by Carl Dintaman, 67, Goshen, collided with Spiller’s automobile. The outside mirror of a 2005 GM Yukon driven by Jeremy Krezel, 25, Goshen, glanced off the rear passenger side of Dintaman’s Hyundai.

Kilmer suffered back pain as a result of the crash, and Dintaman suffered neck pain.

• A driver was hurt in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday at U.S. 33 and Bashor Road in Goshen.

The collision took place around 8:46 a.m. Goshen police said a 2007 Jeep Compass driven by Maria De La Paz Galindo, 23, Goshen, collided with a 1991 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Kelley A. Scholfield, 22, Goshen.

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