Dubuque, IA – Haley Smith Injured After Drive Fails to Yield at Locust and Charter StDes Moines Accident News
Dubuque, IA (May 22, 2021) – There were multiple injuries following a two-car collision in the Dubuque area on Thursday, May 20.
Local reports revealed that the accident took place at the intersection of S. Locust Street and Charter Street. At around 7:20 a.m. that morning, 65-year-old Thomas A. McNamer of Dubuque was traveling on Locust Street when he attempted to make a left turn onto Charter Street. At the same time, 18-year-old Haley L. Smith of Sherill was traveling southbound on Locust.
McNamer failed to yield to Smith’s vehicle, causing an accident. Both McNamer and Smith were transported to UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. A passenger in Smith’s vehicle, 39-year-old Phillip W. French of Dubuque, was also hospitalized.
McNamer was cited by authorities for failure to yield. An ongoing investigation into the collision is underway.
Our thoughts are with Haley L. Smith, Thomas A. McNamer, Phillip W. French, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Intersection Accidents in Dubuque Iowa
When you enter an intersection, you are potentially crossing paths with another vehicle. The rules of right of way are in place to help govern these situations, but serious accidents still occur. Roadway crossings are the site of roughly 50% of injury crashes in the United States, and statistics show that almost 22% of these impacts involve left-hand turns, which are the leading contributors to intersection collisions.
It is important that you contact an experienced Dubuque personal injury lawyer right after being treated for your injuries resulting from a car crash. Making a phone call only takes a few seconds. Lombardi Law Firm has helped file or settle thousands of claims and lawsuits in the past 40 years. When we take on your case, we make sure you receive the compensation you deserve after being unfairly injured in an Iowa auto accident.
Our team of Iowa car crash attorneys is far from ordinary because we won’t just take on any case. We only take on the most severe cases involving the most catastrophic injuries. That means that we have the time necessary to communicate with our clients and ensure their legal rights are truly secured. We only do serious work for serious clients who have been injured in a Dubuque car crash. Give us a call today at 515-222-1110 if you have been unfairly injured by the actions of a negligent driver.
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