Injury Accident 11-10-15

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The DCSO responded to an accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Highway 9 and M27 near Lake Park.

William Verdoorn (82) of Lake Park was stopped at the south side of Highway 9 on M27.  He then pulled out onto the Highway. William Whitting (50) of Hartley was eastbound on Highway 9 when he collided with Verdoorn. Whitting also had a trailer connected to the vehicle that became disconnected and went into the ditch.

Verdoorn was driving a 2016 Dodge Journey and the damage was estimated at $6,000. Virginia Verdoorn was a passenger in the vehicle and was transported by ambulance with serious injuries.

Whiting was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 and the damage was estimated at $4,500. Whiting reported having some possible injuries.

Verdoorn was cited for Fail to Yield Upon Entering Through Highway.