Officers of the Delta Police Department responded to an accident at Circle Drive and Highway 92 Sunday, Feb. 12, at 1:38 p.m. Two vehicles were involved in the collision, with one vehicle blocking both lanes of eastbound Highway 92. A red Chevrolet Spark came to rest on its roof and a white Mazda sedan was in the intersection.
Investigation revealed Christopher J. Springer, 28, of Delta failed to yield right-of-way as he was pulling out of Circle Drive onto Highway 92. Charges have not yet been filed. No serious injuries were reported or observed. At least one vehicle was towed from the scene.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.