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Des Moines, IA - Pedestrian Critically Injured at E 14th St & Aurora Ave

Des Moines, IA – Pedestrian Critically Injured at E 14th St & Aurora Ave

Des Moines, IA (May 12, 2021) – A man was left with critical injuries after being hit by a motor vehicle in Des Moines on Monday, May 10.  The site of the crash was located at the corner of E. 14th Street and Aurora Avenue. A 36-year-old pedestrian was crossing at the intersection when he was hit by a southbound 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. First responders were called to the scene to render aid to the injured party.  The involved driver [...]

Floyd, IA - Multiple Injuries in Head-On Crash US-218 & 155th St

Floyd, IA – Multiple Injuries in Head-On Crash US-218 & 155th St

Floyd, IA (May 12, 2021) – A two-vehicle collision in a rural area of Floyd left three people injured on Monday, May 10.  Emergency responders were notified of an injury crash on 155th Street near the intersection with SU-218. The Iowa State Patrol reported that a westbound 2005 Chevrolet Suburban attempted to pass a road grader that was emitting a cloud of dust, impairing visibility. At around 2:25 p.m. that afternoon, the Suburban crashed head-on with an eastbound 2015 Ford [...]

Ford Dodge, IA - Driver Intentionally Hit James Altman in Pedestrian Crash

Fort Dodge, IA – James Altman Intentionally Struck by Edwin Brown in Pedestrian Crash

Fort Dodge, IA (May 11, 2021) – A man was injured after being intentionally struck by a driver on Saturday, May 8.  The pedestrian accident occurred that night. Initial reports indicated that 52-year-old Edwin E. Brown hit 57-year-old James L. Altman with his vehicle. Emergency responders were called to the scene to provide aid to the injured party. Altman was found lying on the roadway when paramedics arrived.  Altman was taken to Unity Point Fort Dodge for the treatment of sustained [...]

Sibley, IA - Heather Kruger Injured in Collision at IA-60 & 190th St

Sibley, IA – Heather Kruger Injured in Collision at IA-60 & 190th St

Sibley, IA (May 11, 2021) – Two drivers were injured after a two-car crash in Sibley on Saturday, May 8.  The collision occurred at the crossing of IA-60 and 190th Street at around 11 a.m. that morning. Initial reports indicated that 37-year-old Heather Lee Kruger of George was traveling southbound on the highway in a 2001 Chevrolet Impala at the time of the accident. Kruger was hit by a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by 34-year-old Kaila Rae Rasmussen of [...]

Cedar Rapids, IA - Worker Electrocuted on Roof of Business on 16th Ave

Cedar Rapids, IA – Worker Electrocuted on Roof of Business on 16th Ave

Cedar Rapids, IA (May 10, 2021) – A man was electrocuted while working on a roof in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, May 4.  The incident occurred at the Theisen’s at the 3111 block of 16th Avenue SW. Emergency responders were called to the scene of the workplace accident. When they arrived, they found a man in his 20s unconscious and not breathing.  The injured party was resuscitated using CPR and a defibrillator. The man was removed from the roof and transported [...]

Bronson, IA - Multiple Students Injured in School Bus Rollover on Co Home Rd

Bronson, IA – Multiple Students Injured in School Bus Rollover on Co Home Rd

Bronson, IA (May 10, 2021) – There were reported injuries after a school bus overturned in the Bronson area on Tuesday, May 4.  The accident reportedly occurred at the 1900 block of County Home Road at around 3:38 p.m. that afternoon. The school bus was reportedly traveling with 15 students on board when it rolled over. First responders were called to the scene to provide aid to the injured parties.  One student was hospitalized for the treatment of a leg injury. [...]

Springville, IA - Ann Knupp Injured in Bicycle Accident on Whittier Rd

Springville, IA – Ann Knupp Injured in Bicycle Accident on Whittier Rd

Springville, IA (May 9, 2021) – On Friday, May 7, a cyclist was seriously injured after being struck by a motor vehicle in the Springville area.  At around 5:30 p.m. that evening, the bicycle accident occurred at the 3367 block of Whittier Road. It was then that a woman driving a Nissan Altima hit the rider, identified as 57-year-old Ann Knupp. Knupp was sent crashing into a nearby embankment.  The injured party was air flighted to the University of Iowa Hospital [...]

Cedar Rapids, IA - Robert Wesley Mischek Injured in Fire on Ashton Pl

Cedar Rapids, IA – Robert Wesley Mischek Injured in Fire on Ashton Pl

Cedar Rapids, IA (May 9, 2021) – A man was injured following an apartment fire in the Cedar Rapids area on Thursday, May 6.  The site of the blaze was located at the Valley View Apartments at the 427 block of Ashton Place NE. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene where they found 82-year-old Robert Wesley Mischedck unconscious on the floor. Emergency responders were notified of the incident early that morning near the time of 1 a.m.  The fire broke out [...]

Davenport, IA - Serious Car Accident Causes Injuries on I-74 at IL Bridge

Davenport, IA – Serious Car Accident Causes Injuries on I-74 at IL Bridge

Davenport, IA (May 8, 2021) – A car accident that occurred on Saturday evening, May 8, sent at least one person to the hospital, according to reports from authorities. The accident occurred on Interstate 74 near the bridge to Illinois and happened around 6:30 p.m. At least two vehicles collided, though the number of injured victims is unknown at this time. An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway, and further details about those involved have not been released. Our thoughts are [...]

Cedar Rapids, IA - Two Injured in Two-Car Crash on Hwy 100 at Center Point Rd

Cedar Rapids, IA – Two Injured in Two-Car Crash on Hwy 100 at Center Point Rd

Cedar Rapids, IA (May 8, 2021) – A car accident that occurred on Saturday evening, May 8, sent two victims to the hospital, according to reports from authorities. The accident occurred on Highway 100 northeast at Center Point Road and occurred around 7:30 p.m. when two vehicles collided. Officers with the Cedar Rapids Police Department, fire rescue units, and EMTs with Area ambulance responded. CRFD had to extricate the driver of one vehicle. Both drivers went to the hospital via ambulance with [...]