Two-vehicle accident sends Princeton resident to Wright Memorial Hospital

Traffic accident

A Princeton resident was injured on Friday afternoon when the car she was driving was struck from behind by another car on Highway 136 in Princeton.  One of the drivers, 67-year old Corazon Gripp of Princeton, was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton, with what the Highway Patrol described as minor injuries.

The other driver, 49-year old Judy Worstell of Smithville, was not reported hurt.

Both vehicles were eastbound on Highway 136.  The Patrol’s report indicated that Ms. Gripp had begun slowing to make a right turn into a private drive when her car was hit from behind.

Damage to each car was listed as minor.  Both people were wearing seat belts.