KINGMAN – Kingman Firefighters had a busy Wednesday night, responding to two injury accidents and a reptile complaint.
About 6:39 p.m., an engine and three personnel responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident at the intersection of Andy Devine Avenue and Hualapai Mountain Road, Battalion Chief Bill Johnston said.
A 23-year-old male was struck by a vehicle that sustained significant damage in the impact. The victim was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center with leg, neck and back pain, plus lacerations to his face.
A news release from the Kingman Police Department identified the victim as Steven Michael Narmoyle of Kingman. He ran into the path of the car driven by a 22-year-old Kingman woman and faces a citation.
About 7:32 p.m., an engine and three personnel were sent to a vehicle vs. motorcycle accident in the 3300 block of East Andy Devine Avenue to begin treatment on a 38-year-old female driving the motorcycle.
“Witnesses said she was traveling across several lanes when she was struck by an oncoming van, throwing her over the vehicle and on to the roadway,” Johnston said.
The woman was wearing a helmet but may have lost consciousness at one point. She was taken to KRMC with possible chest and arm injuries.
About 9:15 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a residence in the 2500 block of Broken Arrow Street after the homeowner discovered a rattlesnake in his garage.
Firefighters used a golf club to pick up the 2-foot snake and place it in a 5-gallon bucket. They drove to a remote desert area and released the reptile.
KINGMAN – Kingman Police are looking for a Jeep Cherokee involved in a hit-and-run accident Wednesday night.
About 9:44 p.m., officers took a report of the accident at the intersection of Stockton Hill Road and Florence Avenue, a news release from the KPD stated.
The driver of the victim vehicle stated she was southbound on Stockton Hill. As she began turning east onto Florence, the Jeep Cherokee cut her inside corner and struck the victim.
The Jeep lost a headlamp and front bumper at the crash scene. It was last seen eastbound on Florence.
No injuries were reported.
KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Benjamin Charles Casey, 20, of Avondale early Thursday on felony charges of possession of marijuana, possession of prescription-only narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.
About 3:50 a.m., officers responded to a disturbance at a motel in the 3300 block of East Andy Devine Avenue, a news release from the KPD stated.
Casey was contacted and allegedly found in possession of marijuana, illegal prescription narcotics and assorted drug paraphernalia. He was booked into Mohave County Jail.