(Atlantic) The Atlantic Police Department released more information on a two vehicle accident that occurred at 7th and Poplar Friday afternoon.
According to the report, Charles Bannister of Valley, Nebraska was driving eastbound on 7th Street at around 2:46 p.m. and attempted to make a left hand turn to go north on Poplar Street. Bannister failed to yield to a westbound vehicle, driven by Robert Zimmerman of Lewis, and struck Zimmerman’s vehicle in the front end.
Bannister and a passenger were checked out by Medivac but both refused transport. Bannister was cited for Failure to Yield Making Left Turn. The damage to Bannister’s vehicle was estimated at $3,000. The damage to Zimmerman’s vehicle was estimated at $1,000.