Jesse Burdette Shepherd, 17, 1010 N. Mulberry St., was cited for failure to yield on a left turn after an accident 9:32 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of South Vine and East Taylor streets.
According to a Creston Police report, Shepherd, driving a 2006 GMC east on East Taylor, made a left turn, failed to see a 2003 Chevrolet driven west on East Taylor by Evin Lawrence Scadden, 20, 703 E. Monroe St., and collided with Scadden’s vehicle before colliding with an electric pole, owned by Alliant Energy. Scadden was not able to stop in time before colliding with Shepherd’s vehicle. A stop sign owned by the city of Creston was also damaged. Both Shepherd and Scadden signed a medical waiver to not be treated.
Damage estimates are $4,000 to Shepherd’s vehicle, $4,000 to Scadden’s vehicle, $500 to the electric pole and $100 to the stop sign.