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6/30/2012
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Witnesses sought by police in Ida County Crash

The fact the police are looking for witnesses indicates the investigative leads aren’t helping with a solid conclusion as to cause or other issues.

Crash Information


 

U
N
I
T

1

Driver's Name - Last
ALONZO

First
OSCAR

Middle
R

Suffix

City
MIAMI

State
FL - Florida, US

Zip
33133

Driver's Age
45

Citation Charge Code 1

Citation Charge 1

Gender
Male

State
FL - Florida, US

Class
A - Veh w/26001 GVWR or more Towed unit is 10001 GVWR or more

Endorsements
P - Pass

Restrictions

6 - Minor Rest License

Citation Charge Code 2

Citation Charge 2

Alcohol Test Given?
1 - None

Drug Test Given?
1 - None

Citation Charge Code 3

Citation Charge 3

Citation Charge Code 4

Citation Charge 4

Seating Position
01 - Front: Left Side / Motorcycle Driver

Injury Status
3 - Non-incapacitating

Occupant Protection
2 - Shoulder and lap belt used

Airbag Deployment
6 - Not applicable

Airbag Switch Status
3 - No ON/OFF switch present

Ejection
1 - Not ejected

Ejection Path

Trapped
2 - Freed by non-mechanical means

Transported to:
HORN MEMORIAL, IDA GROVE

Transported by:
HOLSTEIN AMBULANCE

Insurance Co. Name
MAK TRUCKING

Year
2007

Make

Model

Style
TRACTOR

Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
20000

Initial Travel Direction
4 - West

Vehicle Action
01 - Movement essentially straight

Speed Limit
55

Point of Initial Impact
01 - Front

Most Damaged Area
01 - Front

Extent of Damage
5 - Severe, vehicle totaled

Underride/Override
1 - None

Total Occupants
1

Traffic Controls
11 - Workzone signs

Vehicle Config.
09 - Tractor/semi-trailer

Cargo Body Type
05 - Flatbed

Vehicle Defect
01 - None

Driver Condition
1 - Apparently normal

Vision Obscured
01 - Not obscured

Contributing Circumstances, Driver (up to 2)

SEQUENCE OF EVENTS

First Event
21 - Vehicle in traffic

Second Event
01 - Ran off road, right

Third Event

Fourth Event

Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
21 - Vehicle in traffic

Emergency Vehicle Type
1 - Not applicable

Emergency Status
3 - Not Applicable

Carrier Name
MAK TRUCKING

City
CHICAGO

State
IL - Illinois, US

Zip
60646

Number of Axles
5

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
80000

Placard #

Hazardous Materials Released?
2 - No

L
O
C
A
T
I
O
N

Date of Accident
6/18/2012

Time of Accident 
01:25 PM

County
Ida - 47

Accident occurred within corporate limits of (city)

Law Enforcement Case Number:
2012034049

Literal Description 
US 0020 / US 20

Legal Intervention?
No

Private Property?
No

X-Coordinate:
294086.7

Y-Coordinate
4705533.

U
N
I
T

2

Driver's Name - Last
HENGEL

First
MICHAEL

Middle
J

Suffix

City
MILWAUKEE

State
WI - Wisconsin, US

Zip
532201748

Driver's Age
55

Citation Charge Code 1

Citation Charge 1

Gender
Male

State
WI - Wisconsin, US

Class
D - Chauffeur

Endorsements
None

Restrictions

None

Citation Charge Code 2

Citation Charge 2

Alcohol Test Given?
1 - None

Drug Test Given?
1 - None

Citation Charge Code 3

Citation Charge 3

Citation Charge Code 4

Citation Charge 4

Seating Position
01 - Front: Left Side / Motorcycle Driver

Injury Status
1 - Fatal

Occupant Protection
9 - Unknown

Airbag Deployment
9 - Unknown

Airbag Switch Status
3 - No ON/OFF switch present

Ejection
1 - Not ejected

Ejection Path

Trapped
3 - Extricated by mechanical means

Transported to:
STATE MEDICAL EXAMINER

Transported by:
JENSEN FUNERAL SERVICE

Insurance Co. Name

Year
2009

Make
Pontiac - PONT

Model
G6

Style
4DR

Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
20000

Initial Travel Direction
4 - West

Vehicle Action
11 - Stopped for stop sign/signal

Speed Limit
55

Point of Initial Impact
05 - Rear

Most Damaged Area
05 - Rear

Extent of Damage
5 - Severe, vehicle totaled

Underride/Override
1 - None

Total Occupants
2

Traffic Controls
11 - Workzone signs

Vehicle Config.
01 - Passenger car

Cargo Body Type
01 - Not applicable

Vehicle Defect
01 - None

Driver Condition
1 - Apparently normal

Vision Obscured
01 - Not obscured

Contributing Circumstances, Driver (up to 2)

SEQUENCE OF EVENTS

First Event
21 - Vehicle in traffic

Second Event
11 - Overturn/rollover

Third Event

Fourth Event

Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
11 - Overturn/rollover

Emergency Vehicle Type
1 - Not applicable

Emergency Status
3 - Not Applicable

Carrier Name

City

State

Zip

Number of Axles

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

Placard #

Hazardous Materials Released?

U
N
I
T

3

Driver's Name - Last
MACGREGOR

First
JEFFREY

Middle
LYNN

Suffix

City
SPENCER

State
IA - Iowa, US

Zip
51301

Driver's Age
55

Citation Charge Code 1

Citation Charge 1

Gender
Male

State
IA - Iowa, US

Class
A - Veh w/26001 GVWR or more Towed unit is 10001 GVWR or more

Endorsements

Restrictions

B - Cor Lenses

Citation Charge Code 2

Citation Charge 2

Alcohol Test Given?
1 - None

Drug Test Given?
1 - None

Citation Charge Code 3

Citation Charge 3

Citation Charge Code 4

Citation Charge 4

Seating Position
01 - Front: Left Side / Motorcycle Driver

Injury Status
4 - Possible

Occupant Protection
2 - Shoulder and lap belt used

Airbag Deployment
6 - Not applicable

Airbag Switch Status
3 - No ON/OFF switch present

Ejection
1 - Not ejected

Ejection Path

Trapped
1 - Not trapped

Transported to:

Transported by:

Insurance Co. Name
RSC EQUIPMENT RENTAL INC

Year
2007

Make

Model

Style
TRACTOR

Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
1500

Initial Travel Direction
4 - West

Vehicle Action
11 - Stopped for stop sign/signal

Speed Limit
55

Point of Initial Impact
05 - Rear

Most Damaged Area
05 - Rear

Extent of Damage
2 - Minor damage

Underride/Override
1 - None

Total Occupants
1

Traffic Controls
11 - Workzone signs

Vehicle Config.
07 - Truck/trailer

Cargo Body Type
05 - Flatbed

Vehicle Defect
01 - None

Driver Condition
1 - Apparently normal

Vision Obscured
01 - Not obscured

Contributing Circumstances, Driver (up to 2)

SEQUENCE OF EVENTS

First Event
21 - Vehicle in traffic

Second Event

Third Event

Fourth Event

Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
21 - Vehicle in traffic

Emergency Vehicle Type
1 - Not applicable

Emergency Status
3 - Not Applicable

Carrier Name
RSC EQUIPMENT RENTAL INC

City
SCOTTSDALE

State
AZ - Arizona, US

Zip
85254

Number of Axles
5

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
80000

Placard #

Hazardous Materials Released?
2 - No

ACCIDENT ENVIRONMENT

ROADWAY CHARACTERISTICS
Major Contributing Circumstances:

WORKZONE RELATED?

SEQUENCE OF EVENTS

Location of First Harmful Event
1 - On Roadway

Weather Conditions (up to two)
01 - Clear

Environment
1 - None apparent

Location
2 - Between advance warning sign and work area

First Harmful Event of Crash (use codes 11-42 only)
21 - Vehicle in traffic

Manner of Crash/Collision
3 - Rear-end

Roadway
05 - Work Zone (construction, maintenance, utility)

Type
1 - Lane Closure

Light Conditions
1 - Daylight

Surface Conditions
1

Type of Roadway Junction/Feature
01 - No special feature

Workers Present?
Yes

P
E
R
S
O
N

I
N
J
U
R
E
D

Name- Last
SEVERSON

First
CORY

Middle
D

Suffix

City

State

Zip Code

Age
38

Sex
Male

Unit No.
2

Seating Position
03 - Front: Right Side

Injury Status
1 - Fatal

Occupant Protection
9 - Unknown

Airbag Deployment
9 - Unknown

Airbag Switch Status
3 - No ON/OFF switch present

Ejection
1 - Not ejected

Ejection Path
1 - Not ejected/not applicable

Trapped
3 - Extricated by mechanical means

Transported to:

Transported by:

NON-MOTORIST

Type

Location

Action

Condition

Safety Equipment

Contributing Circumstances

Unit No. of Vehicle Striking

                         

D
I
A
G
R
A
M

0

 

NARRATIVE


AN WESTBOUND FREIGHTLINER SEMI TRACTOR TRAILER (UNIT 1) APPROACHED A CONSTRUCTION ZONE ON US HWY 20 NEAR HARVEST AVENUE IN IDA COUNTY. WESTBOUND TRAFFIC WAS STOPPED DUE TO A SINGLE LANE CONSTRUCTION ZONE CONTROLLED BY A PILOT CAR. THE SEMI FAILED TO STOP AND REAR ENDED A STOPPED PONTIAC G6 (UNIT 2) WHICH WAS THEN FORCED FORWARD INTO THE REAR END OF A STOPPED SEMI TRACTOR TRAILER (UNIT 3). THE PONTIAC WAS ENGULFED IN FLAMES AFTER THE COLLISION. THE TWO OCCUPANTS OF THE PONTIAC WERE KILLED. THE SEMI DRIVERS SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES

 

Officer
BARBER

Badge No.
185

Time Officer Notified of Accident
13:30

Time Officer Arrived At Scene
14:07

Name of Agency
P04

Date of Report
6/19/2012

Investigation made at scene?
Yes

T.I. #



Category: Truck And Tractor Trailer Accidents


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