Decorah, IA – Andrew Nesset Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on Pole Line Rd
Decorah, IA (May 4, 2021) – A two-vehicle collision in the Decorah area left one man dead and another driver injured on Saturday, May 1.
The incident was reported at around 4:10 p.m. According to initial reports, the fatal accident occurred at the corner of Pole Line Road and Iawinn Road. Officials from the Iowa State Patrol revealed that 53-year-old Andrew Nesset of New Richmond, Wisconsin was driving a 2009 Toyota Corolla south on the northbound lanes of Pole Line Road at the time of impact. At that time, a 2012 Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling north on the roadway.
The two vehicles collided head-on, causing Nesset to suffer fatal injuries. The driver of the pickup was transported to Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah for the treatment of sustained injuries. Both vehicles had to be removed from the scene.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Andrew Nesset at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Wrong-Way Accidents in Decorah Iowa
There are many potential factors that may cause a driver to travel in the wrong direction on the roadway. General confusion can play a part, but most catastrophic wrong-way crashes involve intoxicated motorists. Hundreds are killed annually by wrong-way drivers in the United States, and head-on collisions are some of the most deadly types of crashes possible. Nearly 10% of annual roadway fatalities involve a head-on impact.
Immediately after being treated for your injuries after a car crash, you need to reach out to an experienced Iowa personal injury lawyer. It only takes a few seconds to pick up the phone and make a call. At Lombardi Law Firm, we have helped file or settle thousands of claims and lawsuits in the past 40 years. We take on your case to make sure you get the compensation you deserve after being unfairly injured in a Decorah vehicle collision.
We are not an ordinary law firm because our Decorah car crash attorneys won’t just take on any case, and we only take on the most serious cases involving the most severe injuries. Being selective means that we have more time to communicate with our clients and make sure their legal rights are truly protected. We ultimately believe in doing serious work for serious clients after being injured in an Iowa auto accident. Give us a call today at 515-222-1110 if you have been unfairly injured by a negligent driver.
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