CC Police responded to two vehicle collisions on Wednesday

Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City Police Department responded to two vehicle collisions on Wednesday.

In the first accident, reported at 4:04pm, a black 2015 Dodge Dart, operated by 36-year-old Rebekah Gasso of Charles City, was traveling east on 8th Avenue when she was struck by a silver 2001 Mercury Sable, driven by 63-year-old Michelle Ferch of Floyd, who was traveling south on I Street.

Ferch was cited with failing to yield to the vehicle on the right. Two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Estimated damage to both vehicles was estimated at $20,000.

In the second collision at 4:47pm, a tan 2014 Chrysler Town & Country, driven by 72-year-old Dianne Blackburn of Charles City, was stopped at a controlled four-way intersection of Highland and 1st Avenue. As Blackburn began to drive through the intersection, she was struck by a blue 2002 Pontiac Montana, operated by 52-year-old Theresa Rand of Charles City, who was traveling east on 1st Avenue.

Rand was cited for failure to yield and stop at a stop sign.

Estimated damage was around $5,000. No injuries were reported.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.

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