According to reports received from the Salem Police Department:
• No one was hurt in a one-vehicle accident Aug. 4 on Highway 19 at Center Street. A 2012 Ford Focus, driven by Macy Raulston, of Salem, was northbound on Highway 19 attempting to negotiate a curve when her right front tire blew out, causing her to run off the right side of the roadway. The car struck a concrete curb and came to rest high-centered on the curb. The car was towed at the owner’s request due to disabling tire damage after 6:46 p.m. accident.
• No injuries were reported in a collision in the Cousins Merchandise parking lot on Highway 32 Aug. 15. A 1992 Ford F-150, driven by Michael Simmons, of Salem, was backing out of a space and struck the driver’s side front bumper of 2017 Ram 1500, driven by Keven Derennaux, of Steelville. Derennaux told police he stopped for the Simmons truck and honked his horn, but Simmons continued to back up. Simmons said he did not hear the horn and was distracted by the pickup truck next to him. The Ram had minor damage in the 10:36 a.m. accident.
• There were no injuries in a collision Aug. 6 on Highway 32 at Henderson Street. A 2015 Chevy Impala, driven by Doris Botkin, of Salem, was stopped at the stop sign on Henderson at Highway 32. Botkin turned left onto Highway 32, causing a 2014 Toyota RAV4, driven eastbound by Jean Capps, of Salem, in the inner lane to swerve to the right and strike the front driver’s side door of the Impala. The Impala is owned by Ralph Allen of Salem. Both vehicles had minor damage in the 3:05 p.m. accident.
• No one was hurt in an accident involving a parked car at Casey’s on Highway 19 Aug. 8. A 2012 Chevy Silverado, driven by Patrick Cooper, of Salem, backed up from a parking spot, traveled north through the parking lot and struck an unoccupied 2019 Kia Rio, owned by Sherry Howard, of Salem. Cooper then backed up and left the parking lot, police said. The Rio had moderate damage and the Silverado minor damage in the 7:15 a.m. crash.