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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 [...]

Warren Co, IA - Construction Worker Killed by Detached Wheel on US-67

Warren Co, IA – Construction Worker Injured by Detached Wheel on US-67

Warren Co, IA (June 22, 2021) – On Monday, June 22, a construction worker was injured after being struck by a dislodged wheel in Warren County.  The incident was reported early that morning at around 9 a.m. Local reports revealed that a vehicle hauling a trailer was traveling southbound on US-67 as it approached a bridge that was under construction at 280th Avenue. The wheel reportedly detached from the trailer and hit a worker at the site.  The injured construction worker [...]

6.22 Sheldon, IA - Marvella Falkena Injured in Collision at Crossroads Dr & Park St

Sheldon, IA – Marvella Falkena Injured in Collision at Crossroads Dr & Park St

Sheldon, IA (June 22, 2021) – On Friday, June 18, there were confirmed injuries in the aftermath of a two-car crash in the Sheldon area.  The Sheldon Police Department reported that the accident occurred that afternoon at around 2 p.m. Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Crossroads Drive and Park Street near the Sheldon Bomgaars store. Local sources revealed that 79-year-old Marvella Joy Falkena of Hospers was driving a 2016 Honda Pilot traveling south on Crossroads Drive when she [...]

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

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

Davenport, IA (June 21, 2021) – A pileup collision in the Davenport area resulted in hospitalization on Saturday, June 19.  The site of the crash was located on Locust Street in the area of Washington and Sturdevant Streets. At around 9:30 p.m. that evening, three vehicles reportedly collided at the scene. First responders rushed to the area to provide aid to the involved parties.  One person was reportedly taken to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. At this [...]

6.21 Cedar Rapids, IA - Multiple Injuries in Warehouse Fire on Willow Creek Dr

Cedar Rapids, IA – Multiple Injuries in Warehouse Fire on Willow Creek Dr

Cedar Rapids, IA (June 21, 2021) – On Friday night, June 18, a fire at a warehouse in Cedar Rapids left multiple parties with injuries.  The incident was reported late that evening at around 9:45 p.m. The local fire department was called to a fire at the PMX storage warehouse located at the 5300 block of Willow Creek Drive. The incident involved a pallet of metal fines and shavings, according to local sources.  When emergency crews arrived, they located a flaming [...]

6.20 Sigourney, IA - Patrick Otte, Three Minors Injured in Explosion on IA-92

Sigourney, IA – Patrick Otte, Three Minors Injured in Explosion on IA-92

Sigourney, IA (June 20, 2021) – On Friday, June 18, there were multiple injuries resulting from an explosion in Sigourney.  According to the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred at the 18278 block of IA-92 at around 4 p.m. Multiple emergency response crews were called to the scene of the accident. Following the accident, 60-year-old Patrick Otte and three minors suffered injuries.  The injured parties were transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City for the [...]