3 vehicle accident reported in Atlantic


February 17th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

No injuries were reported after a chain-reaction collision involving three vehicles Thursday afternoon, in Atlantic. According to the Atlantic Police Department, a vehicle driven by Rusia Salapa was stopped at the stop light located at 7th and Olive Streets. A vehicle driven by Laura Boggs was slowing down to stop behind Salapa’s vehicle, when Boggs’ car was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by Austin Eblin. All three drivers are from Atlantic.

Officials say the impact caused Boggs vehicle to be shoved forward into the rear of Salapa’s vehicle. The accident, which occurred at around 3:30-p.m. Thursday, caused an estimated  $5,200 damage altogether. The Police Department says Eblin was cited for following to close.