Geneva Reports 3 Single-Car Accidents on 1 Slippery Day
A Thursday snowfall makes driving treacherous in Geneva.
Remember that 2 to 4 inches of snow we got on Feb. 7—and how wet and slippery that snow turned out to be? Well, there's a good chance a lot of Geneva drivers remember it well, including the folks involved in one-car accidents reported in this week's Geneva Police Department files.
One-Car Accident with Injuries on Dodson Street—The front of a Pontiac G6 drivern by Janelle Underway, 22, of Geneva skidded on the wet snow and struck a tree on the north side of the 0-99 block of Dodson Street around 3:38 p.m. Feb. 7, Geneva police reports said. A passenger in the car, Patrick Villwock of Geneva, was taken to Delnor Hospital by Geneva Medic 251. Underway was issued a warning notice for operating a vehicle with an expired registration sticker. More than $1,500 damage was done to the vehicle, and a tow was necessary after the crash.
One-Car Accident on James Street—An Oldsmobile Alero driven by Abby Schindler, 21, of Geneva slid on a snow-covered curve while traveling east in the 1300 block of James Street around 4:13 p.m. Feb. 7, when the Alero's front tire hit the curb, causing between $501 and $1,500 damage, reports said.
One-Car Accident on Bent Tree Drive—A Chevrolet Panel driven by Jamie Peterson, 24, of Burlington damaged an awning of Eagle Brook Country Club, 2288 Fargo Boulevard, around 10:05 a.m. Feb. 7, reports said. The owner of the vehicle is Unique Party Rental, Inc. Less than $500 damage was done to any one person’s vehicle or property, according to reports.
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