A woman was transported to Beatrice Community Hospital Thursday afternoon after a head-on collision between two cars.
A car driven by Patricia Damme, age 50 of Beatrice, was traveling west on Court Street near 16th Street shortly before 12:30 p.m. Damme’s vehicle swerved into a turning lane and collided head-on with a Chevrolet El Camino driven by Willard Waltke, 81. According to the police report the El Coamino was facing east waiting to turn. Both drivers are from Beatrice.
Damme was transported to Beatrice Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Waltke sustained minimal injuries and left the scene with a family member.
Damme was ticketed on suspicion of reckless driving after the crash.