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Driver Leaves Roadway, Hits Cable Marker

Western Springs crash reports, Dec. 30-Jan. 5.

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SATURDAY, JAN. 4

Failure to Reduce Speed


Kelley Hamer Pohl, 19, of the 3800 block of Woodland Avenue, Western Springs, was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, police said, after she hit with her 2010 Toyota Land Cruiser a 1999 Ford F150 in the intersection of Wolf Road and Ogden Avenue at 5:18 p.m.

The collision occurred when Pohl was making a right turn from southbound Wolf to westbound Ogden and hit the truck that had stopped on eastbound Ogden waiting to turn left onto northbound Wolf.

No injuries were reported. Both vehicles were damaged.

FRIDAY, JAN. 2

Too Fast For Conditions


Ashley L. Frazier, 25, of the 1300 block of East Dresser, DeKalb, was cited for driving too fast for conditions after she lost control of her 2012 Infiniti G25 on Ogden Avenue near Central Avenue at 10:14 a.m., jumped the curb, spun, and struck a fiber-optic cable marker, police said.

No injuries were reported. The vehicle was damaged.

Too Fast For Conditions


Anne E. Harrington, 37, of the 400 block of East Maple Avenue, La Grange, was cited with driving too fast for conditions after she rear-ended with her 2006 Honda Odyssey a 2008 Toyota Prius that was coming to a stop on eastbound Ogden Avenue near Wolf Road at 12:54 p.m., police said.

No injuries were reported. Both vehicles were damaged.

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Melinda Kaiser January 10, 2014 at 02:47 PM
If Kelley Pohl is 19 I'll eat my hat.

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