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Accidents

Published: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 9:38 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:14 a.m. CDT

No citations were issued after an accident 12:30 a.m. Friday on North Elm Street.

According to a Creston Police report, a 1993 Honda, legally parked on North Elm, was struck in the driver’s side rear corner by what appeared to be an unknown vehicle traveling north on North Elm.

The owners of the Honda spoke with neighbors who said they heard a loud bang around 12:30 a.m., which could possibly be when the accident happened.

Damage estimate is $2,000 to the Honda.

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No citations were issued after an accident 1:36 p.m. Saturday on West Adams Street.

According to a Creston Police report, Craig Allen Nauman, 50, of Kent, driving a 1996 Harley-Davidson west on West Adams, lost control of the motorcycle because of an unknown event and tipped the bike over. Nauman lay in the road where the motorcycle tipped over and the motorcycle came to rest on the north side of West Adams.

Officers spoke with witnesses who said the bike was travelling 20 to 25 miles per hour and did not hear Nauman rev up the motorcycle. There were no visible “burnout” marks on the pavement.

Nauman was transported to Greater Regional Medical Center and picked up by a Mercy One helicopter.

Damage estimate is $2,000 to Nauman’s vehicle.

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Luis Antonio Rocha, 17, of Murray was cited for driving under suspension after an accident 5:26 a.m. Sunday on High and Dry Road.

According to a Union County Sheriff report, Rocha, driving a 1996 Chevrolet south on High and Dry, said he saw a deer run out in front of his vehicle, lost control and drove into the east ditch.

Damage estimate was $2,000 to Rocha’s vehicle.

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No citations were issued after an accident 12:15 p.m. Monday on North Oak Street.

According to a Creston Police report, Gordon Lamont Hughes, 45, 314 W. Montgomery St., driving a 2003 Ford north on North Oak, did not stop in time and struck the rear end of a 2010 Cadillac driven north on North Oak by Houston James Poore, 64, 106 S. Sumner Ave., while Poore had slowed down to pull into a parking space.

Hughes and a witness said Hughes was waving at the witness and did not realize Poore had slowed his vehicle.

Damage estimates are $2,000 to Poore’s vehicle and $1,000 to Hughes’ vehicle.

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