Vehicle Strikes Bicyclist; Two Minor Crashes Reported

Robert Marquard, 80, North Olmsted, Ohio, was making a right turn onto Tarpon Bay Road from Periwinkle Way at 10:53 a.m. Saturday, April 4, when his vehicle struck bicyclist Anna McClafferty, 59, Lemont, Ill. McClafferty denied transport to the hospital, but stated she felt numbing in her legs from the collision. Marquard was cited for failing to yield the right of way to a pedestrian at crosswalk.

Two Parking Lot Crashes

Judith Gorden, 83, Sanibel, was pulling into a parking space in the Jerry’s Plaza parking lot at 3:51 p.m. Friday, April 3, when her vehicle struck the parked vehicle of Calie Herrera, 30, Lehigh Acres.

Marye Moran, 61, New York, pulled her vehicle into the parking lot of Speedway, 2499 Periwinkle Way, at 12:05 p.m. Thursday, April 9, when she accidentally placed her vehicle in neutral, stepped out, and it slowly rolled into the parked vehicle of Harold Miller, 85, Sanibel.

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