A two vehicle accident Sunday morning sent five people to the hospital. 18-year-old Altamont resident Catherine Pugsley was traveling northbound on 450th Street at the intersection with Route 40. Pugsley stopped at the stop sign before proceeding into the intersection. When crossing the intersection she collided with a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Kerisa Wells of St. Elmo. Pugsley and Wells were both transported to St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. Three passengers in Wells vehicle, all residents of St. Elmo, were taken to the hospital with injuries as well. All injuries are listed as non-incapacitating.
Pugsley was ticketed for failure to yield at an intersection. Wells was cited for driving an uninsured vehicle.