Last night (Thursday, Feb. 10) at about 7 p.m., a Dodge Neon driven by Jemuer Ortiz, 27, crossed the center line and into oncoming traffic while traveling south on Independence Boulevard, according to a release from the Bedford Police Department.
Ortiz’s vehicle first struck a 1997 Toyota driven by Sarah Owsley, 24. Her vehicle left the roadway and overturned. Ortiz’s vehicle continued on to strike a 2008 Toyota driven by Betty McDaniel, 71. McDaniel’s vehicle was then struck in the rear by a 1997 Nissan driven by Rodney Whittler.