Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Mrs. Hull hurt when struck by car in accident

This story was published by the Ypsilanti Daily Press on Wednesday, February 2, 1932.

Mrs. Anna L. Hull, 402 W. Michigan Ave., was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when she was struck by a car operated by Mrs. Myrtle Rapp, 107 Wallace Blvd. The accident occurred at the intersection of Ferris and Washington Sts., when a truck driven by Elijah Williams, 546 Harris St., struck the rear of Mrs. Rapp’s car, according to police report. The machine was forced onto the sidewalk where Mrs. Hull was walking.

Mr. Williams was driving south on Washington St. and Mrs. Rapp was going west on Ferris St.

Mrs. Hull was taken to her home where it was ascertained that she has fractures of three ribs on the left side, both collar bones and both shoulder blades and a small fracture of the left knee. She is also suffering from bruises and shock.

Front of the truck, which is owned by the Frank O. Jackson Coal Company, and the rear of Mrs. Rapp’s car were damaged.

Damage was slight in one other accident reported to police Thursday.

Carl H. Mebl, R. F. D. 4 driving east on Forest Ave., collided with a car operated north on bower St. by Mrs. H. A. Wells, 949 Washtenaw Ave.

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