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2009-01-15

173 work leads to wrecks

By Stephanie Parker

Two vehicles were involved in an accident along a road construction site on Highway 173 North at approximately 2:55 pm, Friday, Jan. 9. Kathy Tonner, 71, was cited for failure to control speed and driver inattention after she plowed into the back of a vehicle in front of her. That vehicle was being driven by Alejandro Alvardo. Alvardo and his wife, Carol, were transported by EMS to an area hospital. In addition, three individuals were transported to the hospital by AirLife following a Wednesday, Jan. 7, accident on FM 337 and Coal Kiln Road in Medina. Charles Weber, 86, turned into a vehicle driven by Efriam Chavez, 27. Chavez and passenger, Al Daniel Tellez, 37, both of Comfort, were air lifted from Orchard Park. Weber was sent by helicopter from Mansfield Park.