Drivers find bad luck backing up
Residents in the 200 block of S. Ash St. in Hillsboro might want to look thrice when backing out of their driveways.
Resident Carroll J. Perry, 41, was backing out of his driveway in his 2009 Ford Escape at 4:35 p.m. July 1, and Bryce G. Rader, 16, was backing out of his driveway in a 2018 Ford Fusion owned by Jennifer L. Rader, when the vehicles hit one another in the middle of S. Ash St.
According to police reports, the drivers did not see one another because their driveways were across the street and slightly offset.
Heather N. Jacobson lives next door to Perry and had her own streak of bad luck the afternoon of July 3. Jacobson was backing up in her 2008 Pontiac G6 near Parkside Homes when she hit the driver’s side door of a parked SUV.
She did not get the vehicle owner’s information when reporting the accident.