Every Saturday this law firm posts the current Iowa State Patrol fatality and injury report list so our out-of-state clients and potential clients have access to the latest word from the Iowa State Patrol. If you have questions about what the investigating officer's report means, or how to interpret it, give Steve Lombardi a call at 515-222-1110 or send him an email at [email protected]. Here are the injury reports for October 25, 2010.
Crash: There are only three new fatality accident reports from the Iowa State Patrol this week. That's a manageable number so let's have at it.
A crash occurred in Jasper County on October 11, 2010
ON 10/11/10 AT THE 159 MM WB ON INTERSTATE 80 UNIT #1 WAS UNABLE TO STOP IN TIME AND COLLIDED WITH UNIT #2. UNIT #2 THEN MADE CONTACT WITH UNIT #3 AND THEN UNIT ...
So we do have the full report today by Trooper Starrett from the Iowa state Patrol. The at-fault driver appears to be the Ailes semi truck out of Texas. The person that died, the fatality, is a 44-year-old woman from Truro, Iowa - Teresa Fenton. I wonder if she's related to Judge Fenton? The report doesn't show charges but failing to have his vehicle under control would not surprise me. One has to wonder about distractions in the cab of that offending semi truck.
ON 10/11/10 AT THE 159 MM WB ON INTERSTATE 80 UNIT #1 WAS UNABLE TO STOP IN TIME AND COLLIDED WITH UNIT #2. UNIT #2 THEN MADE CONTACT WITH UNIT #3 AND THEN UNIT #3 COLLIDED WITH UNIT #4. UNIT #1 HIT UNIT #2 SO HARD THAT IT PINNED UNIT #2 NEXT TO THE GUARD RAIL AND CAUGHT ON FIRE. THE DRIVER OF UNIT #2 DIED DO TO THE COLLISION. THERE WERE NO OTHER INJURIES. UNIT #1, UNIT #2, & UNIT #3 WERE TOTALED DO THE FIRE THAT OCCURRED.