Car hits tree in Atlantic Wednesday night


March 22nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

An Atlantic man was injured after the car he was driving hit a tree late Wednesday night. According to the Police Department, 18-year old Joseph Riesberg was traveling west on 9th Street at around 11-p.m., when the vehicle veered north onto the City Right of Way and hit a tree located just off the roadway. Riesberg was taken to the Cass County Hospital by Medivac Ambulance. No charges had been filed as of late this (Thursday) morning. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $3,000.

Police Chief Steve Green reports also, 22-year old Tyler Johnston, of Atlantic, was arrested Wednesday, on a charge of Criminal Trespass. Johnston was booked into the Cass County Jail.