Car speeds in reverse into implement dealer’s lot


September 17th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

No injuries were reported following a single-vehicle accident Sunday, in Lenox. According to Police, Frank Valenzuela was backing up his car, a 2005 Ford, which was parked in his back yard.

Lenox P-D photo

Lenox P-D photo

The vehicles’ accelerator stuck, causing the car to speed through his back yard, across a ditch and East Van Buren Street, before it came to rest against a John Deere corn head parked at Barker Implement. Damage to the car was estimated at $2500.00. Damage to the combine head was unknown. No citations were issued