SLICK ROADS CAUSE ROLLOVER ACCIDENTS IN AUDUBON COUNTY
(AUDUBON) Slick roads caused two rollover accidents in Audubon County this morning.
The Sheriff’s Office says 15-year-old Tess Susanne Rademacker of Irwin was traveling northbound on Bluebird Avenue at around 8:10 a.m. when she hit a patch of ice near 150th Street. Rademacker slid sideways across the southbound lane and went into the ditch where the vehicle rolled once in the ditch and came to rest on its wheels. Rademacker and a passenger, 16-year-old Alexis Keelee Mills of Irwin, were transported to the Manning Regional Healthcare Center by private vehicle. Another passenger, 15-year-old Austin James Bruck of Irwin, was not injured. The damage to Rademacker’s 2002 Pontiac was estimated at 3-thousand dollars.
The second accident occurred on Bluebird Avenue near 130th Street at around 8:18 a.m. 15-year-old Sarah Elizabeth Burnette of Irwin was driving a 2000 Ford Mustang northbound on Bluebird Avenue when she lost control on the slick roadway and entered the east ditch where the vehicle rolled onto its top. Burnette was not injured in the accident. The damage to her vehicle was estimated at 6-thousand dollars.