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Jasper Police were kept busy yesterday afternoon with a pair of accidents that happened within 30-minutes of each other on the same stretch of highway.

First an Evansville man was cited after after a two vehicle accident that took place at an busy intersection near downtown Jasper Wednesday afternoon.

Shortly before 2:30 pm yesterday Jasper Police say 34-year old Jacob Wilson was northbound on Newton Street while a passenger car driven by 33-year old Daneille Jochim of Jasper was turning left onto Third Avenue from Newton.

Police say Wilson disregarded the stop sign and his vehicle collided with Jochim’s car.

No one was injured and a total of 9-thousand dollars damage was sustained in the crash.

Jasper Police ticketed Wilson for disregarding a stop sign.


Less than a half hour later,  another two vehicle accident  took place just a few blocks north at the intersection of 9th and Newton Streets in Jasper Wednesday afternoon.

Just before 3 pm yesterday officers with the Jasper Police Department were called to the intersection of 9th and Newton Streets where police say a car driven by 25-year old Kara Bosler of Jasper was southbound on Newton Street while another car driven by 52-year old Anita Lemond also of Jasper was headed west on 9th crossing through the intersection with Newton.

A witness to the accident told police that Bosler had the red light and Lemond the green. Police say both vehicles collided in the intersection but no one was hurt.

No one was injured, however both vehicles sustained a total of 12-thousand dollars in damages.

Bosler was cited by Jasper Police for disregarding an automatic signal.

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