(Audubon) Three people were hurt in two-vehicle accident three-miles northwest of Audubon Saturday morning.
The Audubon County Sheriff’s Office says the accident occurred at around 11:15 a.m. near 170th Street and Goldfinch Avenue.
The report says 18-year-old Darek Muhlbauer, of Audubon, was northbound on Goldfinch Avenue. The other vehicle driven by 52-year-old Sarah Christensen was traveling eastbound on 170th Street. As the vehicles approached the intersection, Christensen failed to stop at the stop sign and was struck by Muhlbauer. His vehicle continued sideways into the northeast ditch after striking a stop sign, street sign and power pole.
Christensen was transported to the Audubon County Memorial Hospital by Audubon Fire and Rescue. Muhlbauer and his passenger, 18-year-old Waylen Manning Lemke of Fontanelle, were transported to the Audubon County Memorial Hospital by private vehicle.
Muhlbauer’s 2004 Chevy Avalanche sustained at $12,000 damage and Christensen’s 2002 Ford Taurus received $4,000 damage.
Christensen was cited for Failure to stop at a Stop Sign.
May 20, 2013