Driver does ‘rolling stop’ into path of another vehicle, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department says

A Chrysler Pacifica, left, collided with the Chevrolet Impala at right that pulled into its path Monday morning in DeKalb County, according to the sheriff's department. (Photo courtesy of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department)

An 18-year-old St. Joe driver refused medical attention Monday morning after he pulled into the path of an oncoming vehicle and his Chevrolet Impala was struck, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department.

The teen driver said he was northbound on County Road 63 and approaching County Road 40, where he did a “rolling stop and went through the intersection,” according to a police news release.

He said he did not see a Chrysler Pacifica driven by a Butler woman that was westbound on County Road 40.

The Impala was pushed into a harvested cornfield, while the Pacifica spun clockwise and came to rest in the intersection facing northeast, according to police. Both drivers refused treatment at the scene. The Impala driver complained of foot and leg pain to his left side. The other driver had a small laceration on her leg. The Impala’s driver was cited for disregarding the stop sign.

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