CHARLES CITY – A Mason City man’s car was totaled after an elderly woman ran a stop light in Charles City.
The accident occurred on April 5, 2021. Officers with the Charles City police department were called at 11:56 AM to the intersection of Highway 18 and Clark Street for a two-vehicle accident. A 2010 Ford Taurus owned by 41-year-old Matthew Bradley of Mason City was traveling eastbound on Clark Street when it was struck by a 2013 Chevy Captiva operated by 83-year-old Caroline Gabel of Charles City. Gabel was traveling southbound on Highway 18 and, according to police, failed to stop for a stop light at the intersection.
Police say both vehicles were a total loss.
Gabel was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device.