One of the most peculiar aeries of automobile
accidents occurred last Friday evening when a farm wagon driven by E.
I*. Dunlap, of Aurora, was struck by an automobile of Col. Sherwood, of
Fltzsimons hospital. About 8:30 p. in., the wagon was opposite the
Starlight Cottage camp, on Colfax Ave., when the automobile struck it.
There was no light on the rear of the wagon and the Colonel did not see
it until he was right upon it. Dunlap was thrown out, but was j only
slightly hurt. The horses broke away from the wagon, carrying the tongue
off with them. They smashed into two other automobiles, doing them some
damage, and then, while the entire pavement was blocked, came
thundering down upon the cars, and tore the top off of one; but were
brought to a stop. While this was going on. a young man from Denver,
hurrying to the hospital to keep a date, piled into the whole mess and
added considerably to the devastated area. A remarkable feature was that
no one was seriously hurt—even the horses escaped with a few bruises.
The aftermath of the affair in the police court next morning, resulted
in Dunlap being fined $2O and costs for having no red light on the rear
of his wagon and the young man was fined $5 and costs for reckless