Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Man Disappears After Collision Leaving Machine

This story was published by The Daily Ypsilanti Press of November 6. 1922. William Button’s milk delivery wagon was practically demolished and thirty bottles of milk broken in a collision which occurred this morning at about four o’clock on West Michigan Ave. According to the drivers, Durand Gotts and James Causman, their wagon was struck by a Ford car driven by a colored man who hastily left following the accident without giving his name. The man was accompanied by Mrs. Byron Tanner, Mrs. Tanner was somewhat injured in the collision, and wa taken to a neighbor’s house until a physician could be summoned. She declared that she did not know who the man was with whom she was riding. Police were called following the accident, and Chief Connors is endeavoring to establish the identity of the driver. He left his car, which was badly damaged at the scene of the accident and has not yet returned. Aside from Mrs. Tanner, whose injuries are considered slight, no one was hurt in the accident.

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