2 separate rollover accidents Saturday morning


March 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Cass and Shelby Counties were investigating two separate accidents that occurred early this (Saturday) morning. The first happened on Atlantic’s southwest side, on 29th Street, just west of Highway Six, just after 2-a.m.  According to dispatch reports, a vehicle rolled over. By the time Atlantic Police and Cass County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene, the driver of the vehicle had taken-off on foot. Atlantic Police tried to track the subject but were called back, and a Cass County K-9 unit began the search. A passenger in the vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Cass County Memorial Hospital, in Atlantic. Atlantic Fire and Rescue and Medivac Ambulance also assisted the scene. Additional details concerning the accident are also not available.

Then, at around 2:50-a.m., Defiance Rescue was dispatched to assist Irwin Rescue with a rollover accident on Shelby County Road M-47, just south of Irwin. The vehicle’s cab was said to have been crushed in the crash. Additional details can be found in updated story above.

And, at around 4-a.m. Medivac ambulance was dispatched to 1104 19th Street in Harlan, where a vehicle had struck the home at that location. No injuries were reported. Additional details are also not available on that incident. Harlan Fire assisted at the scene.