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Mason City woman crashes into 2 parked cars and 2 homes

MASON CITY, Iowa (KTTC) – Mason City Police arrested a woman who refused to stop Monday afternoon.

Sidney K. Garcia, 21, from Mason City was driving a 2000 Chevrolet pickup on 5th St. SE and S. Vermont

Police asked Garcia to stop the car, but Garcia accelerated away from the officers and hit a parked car.

The truck continued southbound and struck another car that was parked in the driveway on 7th SE.

Garcia then started driving east where she crashed the vehicle into two separate homes on the 900 block of 7th SE.

Terry L. Arp, 29, was a passenger in the car at the time.

Garcia was not injured during the incident, but her passenger, 29-year-old Terry Arp, was injured and transported to Mercy Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Garcia is facing charges for failing to maintain control, not having a driver’s license or insurance and eluding a police officer.

Iowa State Patrol investigated the accident.

KTTC Staff

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