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Clive, IA - Woman Critically Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Hickman Rd

Clive, IA – Woman Critically Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Hickman Rd

Clive, IA (September 20, 2021) – A woman was injured in the aftermath of a pedestrian accident in Clive on Sunday, September 19.  The incident occurred at the 9300 block of Hickman Road. First responders were seen at the crash site at around 6:28 a.m. that morning. The victim was found lying on the roadway and was given life-saving measures by paramedics.  Local authorities were later able to identify the injured party. The woman was listed in critical condition when she [...]

Urbandale, IA - Eric Christopher Lindberg Dies in Bike Crash on Meredith Dr

Urbandale, IA – Eric Christopher Lindberg Dies in Bike Crash on Meredith Dr

Urbandale, IA (September 20, 2021) – On Sunday, September 19, a Des Moines man was killed after being struck in a bicycle accident in Urbandale.  According to the local police department, the collision occurred on Meredith Drive. Local reports indicated that 55-year-old Eric Christopher Lindberg of Des Moines was riding a bike in the outside lane of the roadway. A vehicle was traveling in the same direction.  Lindberg was hit by the oncoming vehicle. Local witnesses and paramedics attempted to provide [...]

Windsor Heights, IA - Two Injured in Condo Fire on School St

Windsor Heights, IA – Two Injured in Condo Fire on School St

Windsor Heights, IA (September 19, 2021) – Four condominiums were destroyed and two people were injured following a fire in Windsor Heights on Friday, September 17.  The blaze reportedly broke out at a four-unit condo at the 6570 block of School Street. Firefighters were sent to the scene at around 2:30 a.m. that morning. According to local reports, a 57-year-old man and a 29-year-old man were transported to the University of Iowa burn unit for treatment.  Emergency units from several nearby [...]

New Hampton, IA - Update: Thomas Kolodziej Fatally Hit by Truck on US-63

New Hampton, IA – Update: Thomas Kolodziej Fatally Hit by Truck on US-63

New Hampton, IA (September 19, 2021) – Local authorities have identified the man killed in a car accident in New Hampton on Wednesday, September 15.  Officials from the Iowa State Police were called to the scene at around 2:45 p.m. that afternoon. The fatal crash occurred on US-63 near Highway 18 at the exit for Fredericksburg. It was later revealed that 68-year-old Thomas Kolodziej of Nashua was driving a Hyundai Accent at the time of the crash.  Kolodziej was reportedly merging [...]

Washington Co, IA - Three Teens Injured in Rollover at Quince Ave & 285th St

Washington Co, IA – Three Teens Injured in Rollover at Quince Ave & 285th St

Washington Co, IA (September 18, 2021) – On Friday, September 17, three victims were injured in the aftermath of a rollover crash in Washington County.  The incident was reported by the Iowa State Patrol at around 1:57 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 15-year-old was driving a Ford F-250 pickup truck at the time of the crash. Near the intersection of Quince Avenue and 285th Street, the vehicle overturned.  The driver lost control on the gravel road. The pickup rolled over [...]

Alton, IA - Kayleen Stallman Injured in Trucking Accident on IA-60

Alton, IA – Kayleen Stallman Injured in Trucking Accident on IA-60

Alton, IA (September 18, 2021) – A fiery car crash in the Alton area on Thursday, September 16, resulted in the injury of a Denison woman.  According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred at around 5:20 p.m. Emergency responders were called to the scene on IA-60 north of Alton. Local reports revealed that a 2021 Peterbilt semi-truck operated by 38-year-old Michael Nelson of Crescent was pulling a cattle-trailer and traveling northbound on the highway.  The truck slowed to [...]

Hazleton, IA - Worker Fatally Electrocuted on South Street W

Hazleton, IA – Worker Fatally Electrocuted on South Street W

Hazleton, IA (September 17, 2021) – On Wednesday, September 15, a man was killed after being electrocuted while trimming trees in the Hazleton area.  Local authorities revealed that the incident occurred that morning at around 10:45 a.m. The victim was working at a residence located at the 200 block of South Street W. at the time of the accident. According to initial reports, the man was using a boom lift in order to cut down a tree.  It was then that [...]

Chickasaw Co, IA - Driver Fatally Hit by Semi on US Hwy 63

Chickasaw Co, IA – Driver Fatally Hit by Semi on US Hwy 63

Chickasaw Co, IA (September 17, 2021) – On Wednesday, September 15, a collision in Chickasaw County involving an 18-wheeler and a passenger car ended in a fatality.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident took place at around 2:48 p.m. that afternoon. The scene was located on US Highway 63 near the exit to Highway 18. Local sources indicated that a 2016 Hyundai Accent was exiting the highway when it was hit by a semi-truck.  At this time, the identities [...]

Mason City, IA - Matt Hoveland Injured in Fatal Semi Crash on California Ave

Mason City, IA – Matt Hoveland Injured in Fatal Semi Crash on California Ave

Mason City, IA (September 16, 2021) – A Waterloo man was killed and an Osage man was injured after two vehicles crashed on Wednesday, September 15.  The deadly accident occurred on California Avenue at IA-122, near the entrance for the NIACC campus. At around 5:39 a.m. that morning, 52-year-old Amar Pinjo of Waterloo was traveling southbound in a Freitlighter truck on California Avenue. He reportedly ran a stop sign and crashed with a pickup truck operated by 57-year-old Matt Hoveland [...]

Oxford, IA - Jimmi Danielson Dies in Pileup Crash on I-80

Oxford, IA – Jimmi Danielson Dies in Pileup Crash on I-80

Oxford, IA (September 16, 2021) – A driver was killed following a multi-vehicle accident in the Oxford area on Wednesday, September 15.  The incident occurred on Interstate 80 WB near mile marker 233. At around 11:48 a.m. that morning, 83-year-old Jimmi Danielson of Lincoln, Nebraska was driving a 1969 MG convertible. The driver made contact with two other vehicles, a 2017 Dodge Ram 3500 and 2016 Tesla.  Danielson suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger involved [...]