Passenger taken to hospital Sunday


Alyssa Lobdell, 19, of 1400 Chase Place, Apt. A6, and Sarah Craven, 23, of 3219 Shady Valley Drive, collided with each other in the intersection of Claflin Road and Beechwood Terrace on Sunday night, according to a Riley County Police Department report.

Lobdell was driving a 1997 Pontiac Sunfire, and Craven was driving a 1997 Honda Accord. The accident occurred at 7:20 p.m., according to the report.

Passenger Hannah Chavers, 19, of 1400 Chase Place, Apt. A6, was transported from Lobdell’s vehicle to Mercy Regional Hospital with a head injury, said RCPD Lt. Kurt Moldrup.

Lobdell was cited for failure to yield at a left turn, according to the report.

Both vehicles were removed from the scene by Manhattan Wrecker Services.

Suspect shoves dumpster through taxi window

Taxi 4 Less, 1415 Fort Riley Blvd., reported to the RCPD that one of its vans was damaged while being driven down an alley.

Moldrup said someone allegedly jumped out of the shadows and shoved a Dumpster into the side window of the van, resulting in $700 in damages to the van.

The incident allegedly occurred Saturday at 8:20 p.m. in the 1100 block of Moro Street. The suspect was a white man in a white zip-up hooded sweatshirt with red lettering, and had a spiked hairstyle, Moldrup said.