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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 [...]

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

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

Cedar Rapids, IA (June 20, 2021) – There were critical injuries in the aftermath of a pedestrian accident in Cedar Rapids on Friday, June 18.  The collision took place on IA-100 just west of the exit for Interstate 380. Emergency responders and the Cedar Rapids Police Department were called to the scene at around 11:32 p.m. that evening. When first responders arrived, they found an injured man who had been hit by a motor vehicle.  The injured pedestrian was transported to [...]

6.19 Plymouth Co, IA - Injuries Following Collision with Train & Semi-Truck

Plymouth Co, IA – Injuries Following Collision with Train & Semi-Truck

Plymouth Co, IA (June 19, 2021) – On Thursday, June 17, an accident involving a semi-truck and a train resulted in confirmed injuries in Plymouth County.  The accident was reported that afternoon at around 1:15 p.m. According to local reports, a semi-truck with a dump trailer filled with gravel was entering a railway crossing about three miles west of Le Mars at the time of impact. The vehicle was subsequently hit by an oncoming Burlington Northern-Sante Fe train.  The semi was [...]

6.19 Winneshiek Co, IA - Joan Lubke Injured in ATV Accident on IA-9

Winneshiek Co, IA – Joan Lubke Injured in ATV Accident on IA-9

Winneshiek Co, IA (June 19, 2021) – A Ridgeway woman was injured after being involved in a crash while riding an all-terrain vehicle in the Winneshiek County area on Friday, June 18.  Local sources indicated that the accident occurred on IA-9 at around 4:45 p.m. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 77-year-old Joan Lubke of Ridgeway was riding the ATV on the shoulder of the highway. As she traveled across the road, she was hit by an oncoming van.  Lubke was [...]

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

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

Allamakee Co, IA (June 17, 2021) – On Wednesday, June 16, a traffic accident in Allamakee County resulted in a fatality.  According to initial reports, the fatal crash occurred that morning near the time of 4:45 a.m. The scene was located at the crossing of Volney Road and Country Road. Authorities reported that 60-year-old Algie Crowder was driving a 2019 Freightliner Semi-Truck northbound on Volney Road at the time of the incident.  Crowder reportedly lost control of the vehicle, causing the [...]

6.18 Waterloo, IA - Two-Vehicle Injury Crash at US-63 & Martin Rd

Waterloo, IA – Two-Vehicle Injury Crash at US-63 & Martin Rd

Waterloo, IA (June 17, 2021) – Two people were hospitalized in the aftermath of a serious car accident in the Waterloo area on Thursday, June 18.  The crash occurred early that morning at around 9 a.m. Emergency response crews were dispatched to the scene, which was located at the intersection of US-63 and Martin Road. Initial reports indicated that a sport-utility vehicle was making a turn from Martin Road when it collided with a full-size van as it traveled northbound [...]