Minor accident reported in Atlantic


December 6th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Police in Atlantic said Monday, an accident late Saturday morning in the downtown area caused $1,700 damage to the vehicles involved, but no one was injured. Officials say a vehicle driven by Verlain Rathkamp, of Griswold, was traveling south on Chestnut Street at around 11:35-a.m. in front of Cappel’s Hardware Store, when a vehicle driven by Philip Cullen, of Wiota, began to back out of a parking stall in front of the store, and the vehicles collided.   No citations were issued.