A Sheldon woman was transported to the hospital after an accident on Friday (4/6) in Sheldon.
The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 3:35 PM, 64-year-old Deanna Nagel of Sheldon was westbound on Highway 18, near Washington Avenue in a 1998 Ford. Fifty-two-year-old Cindy Warntjes of Boyden was also westbound on 18, behind Nagel in a 2007 Dodge.
Nagel stopped at the Washington Avenue Intersection, and was waiting for traffic to pass before turning south on Washington. Warntjies looked down briefly and when she looked up she saw Nagel stopped in front of her waiting to turn. She attempted to stop but struck the Nagel vehicle.
Nagel was transported to Sanford Sheldon by personal vehicle.
Nagel’s Ford received $3500 damage. Warntjes’s Dodge received $3500 damage.
Warntjes was charged with failure to maintain control.