3 Vehicle Accident involving a semi sends two people to the hospital for minor injuries

Jasper (NNDC) – From Jasper Police Department

A 2015 Ford Edge driven by Gary Siddons of Jasper was northbound on US 231 attempting to turn on Mannheim road due to a semi – tractor trailer facing south in the turn lane, Siddons was unable to see oncoming traffic on 231.  Siddons turned in front of and failed to yield to a vehicle driven by Kathy Johnson of Shoals a third vehicle driven by Frederick  Freitag of Terre Haute was stopped at the stop sign at Mannheim road.  The momentum of the crash propelled Siddons and Johnson into the vehicle driven by Freitag.

Siddons was cited for failure to yield and both Siddons and Johnson were transported for various injuries including chest pain and pain in lower left arm.

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