Wapello Co, IA – Christopher Kelley Injured in Two-Car Crash on Eddyville RdDes Moines Accident News
Wapello Co, IA (June 8, 2021) – A collision in Wapello County on Saturday, June 5, left two people injured.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident occurred at the crossing of Eddyville Road and US-63. A vehicle driven by 33-year-old Christopher Kelley of Kearney, Nebraska was traveling north on Eddyville Road as he was nearing a stop sign at the intersection. Kelley’s vehicle entered into the path of an eastbound SUV operated by 46-year-old Patrick McAvan of Fairfield.
McAvan’s vehicle crashed into the side of the other car. Kelley was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for treatment. A 10-year-old passenger in McAvan’s SUV was taken to Ottumwa Regional Health Center with injuries.
An ongoing crash investigation is underway.
Our thoughts are with Christopher Kelley, the injured victim, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Intersection Collisions in Iowa
Roadway crossings are some of the most dangerous areas of the roadway, and nearly 40% of reported car crashes take place at intersections. There are more than 2.5 million accidents reported annually at roadway crossings, according to data from the Federal Highway Administration. Failure to yield or obey traffic signs are significant contributors to catastrophic intersection crashes.
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