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Guthrie Co, IA - Steven Derry Injured in Tractor Accident at Justice Rd & 140th St

Guthrie Co, IA – Steven Derry Injured in Tractor Accident at Justice Rd & 140th St

Guthrie Co, IA (May 15, 2021) – A collision between a tractor and a pickup truck in rural Guthrie County resulted in injuries on Wednesday, May 12.  According to initial reports, the accident occurred that evening near the time of 8:45 p.m. at the crossing of Justice Road and 140th Street. Local sources revealed that 60-year-old Steven Kevin Derry of Audubon was traveling northbound on a 1970 International 856 tractor at the time of the crash. The tractor was rear-ended [...]

6.18 Allamakee Co, IA - Sandra Davis-McDowell Injured in Deadly Crash on Volney Rd

Garrison, IA – Worker Injured in Roller Accident at Wendling Quarries on 61st St

Garrison, AI (May 15, 2021) – A rollover accident at a local quarry in Garrison left one worker injured on Thursday, May 13.  The incident occurred at the Wendling Quarries, located at the 1851 block of 61st Street, in Benton County. Local authorities were notified of the workplace accident that morning at around 8:21 a.m. The 23-year-old male worker was caught inside a roller and was freed by his co-workers before emergency responders arrived.  The injured party was taken to Virginia [...]

Oelwein, IA - UPDATE: Jacqueline Lensing Killed in Crash on 1st St

Oelwein, IA – UPDATE: Jacqueline Lensing Killed in Crash on 1st St

Oelwein, IA (May 14, 2021) – The identity of the woman killed in a pedestrian accident in Oelwein on Tuesday, May 11, has been released by local officials.  It was later revealed that 54-year-old Jacqueline K. Lensing of Oelwein was crouching near a parked Ford Explorer in the parking lot of the American Legion on 1st Street SW. At around 6 p.m., she was reportedly hit by the vehicle as it pulled out of the parking spot. First responders were [...]

6.20 Cedar Rapids, IA - Pedestrian Critically Injured in Collision on IA-100

Clinton, IA – Mary Young Injured in Crash at Gibney Rd & Clinton Rd

Clinton, IA (May 14, 2021) – A Palo woman was injured after being struck by a motor vehicle in the Clinton area on Thursday morning, May 13.  The pedestrian accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of Gibney Road and Clinton Road at around 7 a.m. that morning. According to local sources, 65-year-old Mary Young of Palo was crossing on the roadway when she was struck. Initial reports revealed that 23-year-old Jeffrey Martin of Palo ran a stop sign when he [...]

Floyd, IA - UPDATE: Brandon Hummel Injured in Crash at US-218 & 155th St

Floyd, IA – UPDATE: Brandon Hummel Injured in Crash at US-218 & 155th St

Floyd, IA (May 13, 2021) – The identities of those injured in a two-vehicle crash in the Floyd area on Monday, May 10, have been released by local authorities.  The accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of US-218 and 155th Street at around 2:25 p.m. Initial reports revealed that a 2005 Chevrolet Suburban driven by 19-year-old Elizabeth Schmidt of Charles City was traveling westbound on the highway at the time of the impact. Schmidt reportedly attempted to pass a road [...]

6.21 Davenport, IA - Multi-Vehicle Injury Crash at Locust St & Washington St

Oelwein, IA – Pedestrian Fatally Struck at American Legion on 1st St SW

Oelwein, IA (May 13, 2021) – A pedestrian was killed after being hit in a parking lot in Oelwein on Tuesday, May 11.  The deadly accident occurred at the American Legion located at the 100 block of 1st Street SW. At around 6 p.m. that night, a 54-year-old was in the parking lot of the building when he was hit by an SUV. First responders were called to the scene to provide aid to the injured pedestrian.  The man suffered fatal [...]

6.2 Mitchelville, IA - Joshua Haman Fatally Hit by Truck at IA-163 & NE 108th St

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 [...]