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Waterloo, IA - Injuries Following Crash with Party Bus on I-380

Waterloo, IA – Injuries Following Crash with Party Bus on I-380

Waterloo, IA (June 27, 2021) – Rainy roadway conditions reportedly contributed to a car accident on Saturday, June 26, in Waterloo.  Two vehicles were reportedly involved in the impact, a Chevrolet Corvette and a Dolly’s party bus. The incident was reported at around 7 p.m. that evening. According to local sources, the bus collided with the Corvette north of the on-ramp on Interstate 380 at San Marnan Drive.  The bus driver was the sole occupant in the vehicle at the time [...]

Waverly, IA - Child Struck by SUV Crossing at 4th St & 7th Ave

Waverly, IA – Child Struck by SUV Crossing at 4th St & 7th Ave

Waverly, IA (June 27, 2021) – A 12-year-old was hospitalized after being hit by an SUV in the Waverly area late on Friday night, June 25.  The incident was reported at around 6:51 p.m. near the intersection of 4th Street SW and 7th Avenue. Emergency responders and the Iowa State Patrol were called to the scene. A Waverly girl was reportedly crossing at the intersection when she was struck by an oncoming SUV driven by 57-year-old Eric Pruhs of Waverly.  The [...]

Council Bluffs, IA - Driver Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on US-6

Council Bluffs, IA – Driver Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on US-6

Council Bluffs, IA (June 26, 2021) – On Friday, June 25, a two-vehicle collision involving an 18-wheeler resulted in the injury of a driver in Council Bluffs.  According to initial reports, the accident occurred on US-6 at around 6:44 p.m. that evening. Local authorities later revealed that the operator of a tractor-trailer had accidentally entered US-6 and was attempting to re-enter Interstate 80 at the time of the crash. As the trucker was in the process of leaving the highway, [...]

Henry Co, IA - Niya Lea Wilcoxson Injured in Truck Accident on US-218

Henry Co, IA – Niya Lea Wilcoxson Injured in Truck Accident on US-218

Henry Co, IA (June 26, 2021) – There were two reported injuries following an accident involving a semi-truck in Henry County on Thursday, June 24.  The incident reportedly occurred on US-218 near mile marker 38. Local reports indicated that 47-year-old Christopher Dwight Love of Tuscumbia, Alabama was traveling northbound on the highway in an 18-wheeler while 40-year-old NIya Lea Wilcoxson of Mount Pleasant was driving ahead in a heavy-duty pickup truck. At around 1:22 p.m. that afternoon, Wilcoxson reportedly slowed [...]

Cedar Rapids, IA - Multiple Injuries in Pileup Crash on IA-13

Cedar Rapids, IA – Multiple Injuries in Pileup Crash on IA-13

Cedar Rapids, IA (June 25, 2021) – A multi-vehicle accident in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, June 23, resulting in several injuries.  Local reports indicated that the collision occurred on IA-13 in the area of Bertram Road and Summit View Lane. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene at around 5:21 p.m. Responding officials discovered that a driver rear-ended two vehicles due to slowing traffic on the highway.  The rear driver and their passenger were taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar [...]

Orange City, IA - Floyd Aylward Injured in Car Crash on IA-10

Orange City, IA – Floyd Aylward Injured in Car Crash on IA-10

Orange City, IA (June 24, 2021) – Three people were injured in the aftermath of a single-vehicle accident outside of Orange City on Saturday, June 19.  The crash reportedly took place on IA-10 at around 2:25 p.m. that afternoon. According to local reports, 77-year-old Floyd Earl Aylward of Jackson, Minnesota was traveling eastbound in a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck at the time of the incident. Aylward reportedly experienced a medical episode that caused him to lose control of the [...]

Linn Co, IA - Catherine Fritz Injured in Multi-Vehicle Wreck on Summit View Ln

Linn Co, IA – Catherine Fritz Injured in Multi-Vehicle Wreck on Summit View Ln

Linn Co, IA (June 24, 2021) – There were hospitalizations following a pileup crash in Linn County on Wednesday, June 23.  According to local sources, the accident occurred that night at around 5:30 p.m. Emergency personnel were called to the scene on Summit View Lane. Local authorities reported that 27-year-old Catherine Fritz of Anamosa was driving a Chevrolet HHR at the time of the incident.  Fritz reportedly failed to avoid crashing into the rear of two other vehicles on the roadway. [...]

Pottawattamie Co, IA - Renuka Senavirathna Injured in Pileup Crash on I-80

Pottawattamie Co, IA – Renuka Senavirathna Injured in Pileup Crash on I-80

Pottawattamie Co, IA (June 24, 2021) – On Tuesday, June 23, several people were injured following a three-vehicle accident in Pottawattamie County.  The accident reportedly occurred on Interstate 80 that afternoon. Local reports indicated that 60-year-old Siriyalatha Adikariwas of Huntington Beach, California traveling in a 2021 Toyota Rav4 on the highway as 72-year-old Todd Ladrow, of Colorado Springs, Colorado was operating a 2016 Acura MDX. Both vehicles were traveling west along with a 2012 Dodge Durango driven by 21-year-old Colton [...]

6.23 Greene Co, IA - Logan Ancell Dies in Motorcycle Crash at Orchard Ave & US-30

Greene Co, IA – Logan Ancell Dies in Motorcycle Crash at Orchard Ave & US-30

Greene Co, IA (June 23, 2021) – A motorcyclist was killed in the aftermath of a serious crash on Monday, June 21, in Greene County.  Local reports indicated that the fatal accident occurred at the corner of Orchard Avenue and US-30. Emergency responders were called to the scene at around 9:36 p.m. that evening. Initial sources revealed that 21-year-old Logan Ancell of Ottumwa was traveling east on US-30 on a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Ancell reportedly collided head-on with a 2018 [...]

6.23 Dubuque, IA - Jeleighsa Hamilton Injured in DUI Crash at Dodge St & Cedar Cross Rd

Dubuque, IA – Jeleighsa Hamilton Injured in DUI Crash at Dodge St & Cedar Cross Rd

Dubuque, IA (June 23, 2021) – A multi-vehicle crash in Dubuque resulted in injuries on Sunday, June 23, according to local reports.  Initial accounts indicated that the collision occurred at the corner of Dodge Street and Cedar Cross Road at around 5 p.m. According to local authorities, 31-year-old Jaleighsa Hamilton of Dubuque was waiting at a red light at the intersection. It was at this time that her vehicle was struck from behind by a car operated by 62-year-old Carl [...]