Accident in Atlantic, Monday…no injuries


August 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

An accident in Atlantic Monday morning caused $3,500 damage, but no one was injured. The police department reports a vehicle driven by Marilyn Spatz, of Urbandale, had stopped at the intersection of 2nd and Poplar Streets headed north, but then pulled out in front of another vehicle. Officials say Spatz didn’t see the vehicle driven by Todd McDermott, of Walnut, which was traveling east on 2nd Street. Spatz’ bumper hit the McDermott vehicle on the right side. The accident happened just before 10:30-a.m. Officials say Spatz was cited for Failure to Yield upon entering a through highway or street.