More details on Thursday accident in Atlantic


May 16th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Atlantic Police Department Thursday afternoon released additional details about an accident which occurred at around 9-a.m., Thursday. Officials say Beth McDermott and Belinda Morris, both of Atlantic, were transported to the Cass County Memorial Hospital following the crash on east 7th Street, between the Walmart and Super 8 Hotel. Both women’s injuries were not considered to be life threatening.

Authorities say Morris’ vehicle was traveling east on Highway 6 (7th Street), and had proceeded to turn left into the Super 8 driveway, when she was hit by the westbound McDermott vehicle. Morris was issued a citation for failure to yield when making a left turn. Damage from the crash amounted to $20,000.