MASON CITY | One woman was arrested Monday afternoon after refusing to stop for law enforcement and later hitting two parked cars and two houses with the truck she was driving, according to the Mason City Police.
Sidney Kristine Garcia, 21, of Mason City, was charged with Failure to Maintain Control, No Driver’s License, No Insurance and Eluding a Police Officer. She was uninjured.
Her passenger, however, a 29-year-old Mason City man, was transported to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa. Terry L. Arp was later "taken into custody for outstanding warrants."
Arp was injured in the accident and transported to Mercy with non-life threatening injuries.
The accident report from the Iowa State Patrol, which led the investigation, indicates the man was wearing a seat belt.
Mason City Police attempted to stop the 2000 Chevrolet pickup Garcia was driving about 12:43 p.m. near Fifth Street Southeast and South Vermont.
Officials say Garcia accelerated until Seventh Street Southeast and South Vermont, where she struck the first parked vehicle. She hit the second parked car in a driveway on Seventh Street Southeast.
Officials say they followed Garcia as she drove east before she struck two houses on the 900 block of Seventh Street Southeast.