Authorities work the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon at 12th Street and Grand Avenue. According to an Artesia Police Department officer on the scene, a GMC 1500 truck was at a stop sign heading southbound on 12th Street when the driver pulled out into the intersection and struck the front end of a Volkswagen Jetta travelling eastbound on Grand Avenue. The driver of the Jetta was taken to Artesia General Hospital with complaints of neck pains; the driver of the GMC was not injured. Both vehicles sustained front-end damage and were towed from the scene. There was also damage to a stop sign and a utility pole, which required repairs by Xcel Energy. The driver of the GMC was cited for traffic violations.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Authorities work the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon at 12th Street and Grand Avenue. According to an Artesia Police Department officer on the scene, a GMC 1500 truck was at a stop sign heading southbound on 12th Street when the driver pulled out into the intersection and struck the front end of a Volkswagen Jetta travelling eastbound on Grand Avenue. The driver of the Jetta was taken to Artesia General Hospital with complaints of neck pains; the driver of the GMC was not injured. Both vehicles sustained front-end damage and were towed from the scene. There was also damage to a stop sign and a utility pole, which required repairs by Xcel Energy. The driver of the GMC was cited for traffic violations. Ben Theobald – Daily Press