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January 4, 2013

Police Log: Dec. 4, 2013 — Personal-injury accident

PLATTSBURGH — Two people were injured in a two-car accident Thursday.

Shortly before 3:36 p.m., a car driven by Jessica L. Smith, 23, of Chazy was traveling east in the right-hand lane of Cornelia Street in the City of Plattsburgh, approaching Dunkin Donuts, when a vehicle driven by Traci L. Wager, 43, of Keeseville, who was traveling west turned in front of Smith’s vehicle intending to go into the Dunkin Donuts parking lot, according to Plattsburgh City Police.

The right front corner of Wager’s car struck the left front portion of Smith’s vehicle, police said.

Smith was transported to CVPH Medical Center, along with her passenger, Ian Desjardins, 23, of Chazy. Smith was complaining of wrist pain and Desjardins had back pain, police said.

Desjardins was treated and released, while Smith was still under evaluation at CVPH Thursday night.

Wager was ticketed for failure to yield to right of way when making a left turn and for driving an uninsured motor vehicle.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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