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Collision in Creston, Monday afternoon – no injuries reported


November 20th, 2023 by Ric Hanson

(Creston, Iowa) – A collision Monday afternoon (Nov. 20) in Creston caused $5,000 damage altogether, but no one was injured. Creston Police say a 2011 Chevy Malibu driven by 54-year-old Melissa Lynn Raddatz, of Creston, was southbound on Birch Street at around 3:40-p.m., and had stopped at the intersection with Mills Street.

A 2000 Chevy pickup driven by 59-year-old James William Newton, of Diagonal, was heading east on Mills Street, and had the right-of-way. Raddatz looked, but did not see the pickup before proceeding into the intersection and striking the pickup on the driver’s side door.

Police say Raddatz was cited for Failure to Obey a Stop Sign, and Yield the right-of-way.