The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:
The police department investigated two crashes, both in the area of North High Street and Harry Sauner Road.
Shelby Burchett, 23, of Leesburg, stated that she was stopped in northbound traffic in the turn lane on North High Street at Harry Sauner Road when her foot slipped off the brake causing her vehicle to strike the vehicle in front of her which was also stopped in northbound traffic. Sara Allen, 22, of Hillsboro, stated she was waiting for the traffic light when her vehicle was struck from behind. Minor damage was reported to both vehicles and no injuries were reported.
Linda Hilterbran, 58, of Hillsboro, was stopped in westbound traffic in the 100 block of Harry Sauner Road when her vehicle was struck from the rear. Amber Younker, 36, of Hillsboro, was also westbound and was unable to stop in time and hit Hilterbran’s vehicle, causing minor damage to both vehicles. Hilterbran was transported to Highland District Hospital by the Paint Creek life squad. Younker was cited for assured clear distance ahead.
Samantha Kelly, 27, of Hillsboro, was arrested for possessing drug abuse instruments.