Fire and accident calls for the week ending Dec. 15
A 69-year-old Hastings woman reported to police that on Dec. 11, someone had hit her car while it was parked in the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church parking lot. Damage to the car was estimated at more than $500.
A 68-year-old Hastings woman reported Dec. 13 that an unknown vehicle had hit her vehicle sometime in the four days prior to the call. There was damage to the passenger side rear door and quarter panel.
Ericka Mike, 18 Hastings, was cited for inattentive driving/driving without due care after a crash Dec. 13. Mike was driving westbound on Highway 55 west of River Street at about 7:20 a.m. Dec. 13. She reached change the radio station and veered to the left, striking another vehicle. Damage was estimated to exceed $1,000. There were no injuries.
The Hastings Fire Department responded to the report of a crash at the intersection of Ravenna Trail and Red Wing Boulevard at 8:16 a.m. Dec. 13. Injuries were reported.
The fire department responded to a crash with injuries at 8:46 a.m. Dec. 13 at the intersection of 160th Street and Goodwin Avenue.
Firefighters extricated a victim from a vehicle after a crash at 7:20 p.m. Dec. 14 at the intersection of Highway 55 and General Sieben Drive. Injuries were reported.
Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Featherstone Road and Pleasant Drive at 5:49 p.m. Dec. 14. Both Pamela Pontzer, 54 Hastings, and Chelsey Ryman, 17 Hastings, had stop signs. Ryman told police she thought Pontzer was stopping. Pontzer said she didn't see Ryman. At least $1,000 in damage was reported, and there were no injuries. Neither driver was cited.
A vehicle collided with a light pole in the Coborn's parking lot at 3:09 p.m. Dec. 15. Theodore Swaback, 29 Hastings, told police he didn't stop in time when pulling into a parking spot and hit the base of the light pole. The front bumper of his vehicle was pushed in and had pushed the hood and quarter panel out of place. There was no damage to the light post.