Iowa Legal News

6.15 DeWitt, IA - June McWilliams Injured in Car Accident on US-61 near Mile 135

DeWitt, IA – June McWilliams Injured in Car Accident on US-61 near Mile 135

DeWitt, IA (June 15, 2021) – On Sunday, June 13, a single-vehicle crash in DeWitt resulted in a driver and two passengers being injured.  Local reports revealed that 63-year-old June A. McWilliams of Lynn Center, Illinois was driving a 2012 Volvo T5 northbound on US-61 at the time of the accident. At around 1:30 p.m. near mile marker 134, McWilliams reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel. The vehicle proceeded to veer into the median where it crashed into a culvert.  McWilliams [...]

6.15 Clinton, IA - Timothy Daniels Injured in Pileup Crash at 25th Ave & 2nd St

Clinton, IA – Timothy Daniels Injured in Pileup Crash at 25th Ave & 2nd St

Clinton, IA (June 15, 2021) – A multi-vehicle collision in Clinton resulted in two men suffering serious injuries on Saturday, June 12.  Local reports revealed that the site was located at the intersection of 25th Avenue N. and N. 2nd Street. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 53-year-old Timothy A. Daniels was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle west on 25th Avenue when he failed to yield to a 2008 Jeep Liberty operated by 37-year-old Rachael M. Bergeron of Clinton. [...]

6.14 Charlotte, IA - Michelle Colschen Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash on IA-136

Charlotte, IA – Michelle Colschen Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash on IA-136

Charlotte, IA (June 14, 2021) – Three people were hospitalized following a motorcycle accident reportedly caused by a loose soccer ball in the Charlotte area on Sunday, June 13.  Local reports revealed that the accident occurred on IA-136 as a group of motorcyclists was traveling down the highway at around 2:30 p.m. It was then that a soccer ball rolled into the path of the riders. This prompted 21-year-old Ethan Ryan Chapman of Clinton to slow down and veer toward [...]

6.14 Des Moines, IA - Two Injured in Motorcycle Collision at Ankeny Ave & Hubbell Ave

Des Moines, IA – Two Injured in Motorcycle Collision at Ankeny Ave & Hubbell Ave

Des Moines, IA (June 14, 2021) – Two people were injured following a motorcycle crash in Des Moines on Saturday, June 12, leaving one person in serious condition.  The incident was reported at around 10 p.m. that evening at the intersection of Ankeny Avenue and Hubbell Avenue. A motorcycle and another vehicle reportedly collided at the intersection. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties.  The operator of the bike was listed in serious condition [...]

6.13 Waterloo, IA - Injuries After Rollover Accident on Lafayette St

Waterloo, IA – Injuries After Rollover Accident on Lafayette St

Waterloo, IA (June 13, 2021) – An automotive collision in Waterloo on Sunday, June 13 resulted in confirmed injuries. According to local accounts, the event occurred around 3:30 a.m. on Lafayette Street. An ambulance was sent to the location. Two people were traveling in a single vehicle when it overturned.  The incident left one person riding in the car injured. Ambulances took the injured party to a local hospital for additional treatment. As of yet, no additional information on the incident [...]

Knoxville, IA – Lloyd Hedrick Dies in Motorcycle Accident on IA-14

Knoxville, IA (June 13, 2021) – A three-vehicle collision resulted in two fatalities in the Knoxville area on Saturday, June 12.  The deadly crash was reported on IA-14 near Highway G44, south of the Mile Long Bridge, at around 1:30 p.m. that afternoon. Initial sources indicated that a vehicle was rear-ended on the roadway, causing it to veer into oncoming traffic and collide with a motorcycle. The two riders were pronounced dead at the scene.  The deceased parties were later identified [...]

Council Bluffs, IA - Critical Injuries in Truck Accident at US-275 & NE-92

Council Bluffs, IA – Critical Injuries in Truck Accident at US-275 & NE-92

Council Bluffs, IA (June 12, 2021) – On Wednesday, June 9, three people suffered injuries in the aftermath of a two-vehicle crash involving a Freightliner in Council Bluffs.  Local reports indicated that the incident occurred at the intersection of US-275 and NE-92. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, a 2010 Nissan Murano and a white Freightliner dump truck collided at the scene. Sources revealed that the truck was hauling sand while traveling eastbound as the Nissan was driving west, [...]

Cherokee Co, IA - Naomi Benna Dies in Pileup Crash on CR C63

Cherokee Co, IA – Naomi Benna Dies in Pileup Crash on CR C63

Cherokee Co, IA (June 11, 2021) – A three-vehicle crash in Cherokee County resulted in the death of a Storm Lake woman on Thursday, June 10.  Local reports revealed that the fatal accident occurred on County Road C63 at around 10:18 a.m. that morning. According to local officials, a 2018 GMC Terrain driven by 76-year-old Denise Betts of Alta was traveling west on the roadway at the time of the impact. Betts reportedly rear-ended a county grader operated by 46-year-old [...]

Stockton, IA - Worker Killed in Manure Tank Accident at Sievers Family Farm

Stockton, IA – Worker Killed in Manure Tank Accident at Sievers Family Farm

Stockton, IA (June 11, 2021) – On Tuesday, June 8, a man was killed after he became trapped in a manure tank while working at a farm in the Stockton area.  The site of the deadly incident was located at the Sievers Family Farm at the 26618 block of 20th Avenue. Emergency response crews were dispatched to the scene early that morning at around 10 a.m. Local reports indicated that the deceased party was performing work-related duties in the tank [...]

Dubuque, IA - Kristina Haxmeier Injured in Pileup Crash at IA-32 & Dodge St

Dubuque, IA – Kristina Haxmeier Injured in Pileup Crash at IA-32 & Dodge St

Dubuque, IA (June 11, 2021) – Local reports revealed that a  four-vehicle collision on Tuesday night, June 8, in Dubuque left multiple people injured.  The accident reportedly occurred at around 9:35 p.m. that night at the crossing of IA-32 and Dodge Street. Law enforcement officials reported that 27-year-old Adam C. Spinoso of Asbury was traveling southbound on the highway when he ran a red light at the intersection. Spinoso consequently crashed into a westbound vehicle on Dodge Street driven by [...]