2014.09.11.Adams.County.Iowa Christian.Silva.Fatal.Full.Report

Posted on Sep 21, 2014
 
Iowa State Patrol: Department of Public Safety

Crash Information


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Date of Accident
09/11/2014
Time of Accident 
07:45 AM
County
Adams - 02
Accident occurred within corporate limits of (city) Law Enforcement Case Number:
2014052897
Literal Description 
VANILLA AVE AND 200TH ST
Legal Intervention?
No
Private Property?
No
X-Coordinate:
373098.2
Y-Coordinate
4541479.
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Driver's Name - Last
SILVA
First
CHRISTIAN
Middle
ALLEN
Suffix
City
CRESTON
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
508010000
Driver's Age
15
Citation Charge Code 1 Citation Charge 1
Gender
Male
State
IA - Iowa, US
Class
C - Non-commercial vehicle or commercial Veh w/26000 GVWR or less & either 16 Pass Design or Hazmat
Endorsements
None
Restrictions

7 - Minor Sch License
Citation Charge Code 2 Citation Charge 2
Alcohol Test Given?
2 - Blood
Drug Test Given?
2 - Blood
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
2 - Shoulder and lap belt used
Airbag Deployment
1 - Deployed front of person
Airbag Switch Status
3 - No ON/OFF switch present
Ejection
1 - Not ejected
Ejection Path Trapped
3 - Extricated by mechanical means
Transported to:
DCI MEDICAL LABORATORY
Transported by:
PEARSON FUNERAL HOME
Insurance Co. Name
Year
1999
Make
Chevrolet - CHEV
Model
SILVERADO
Style
PU
Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
20000
Initial Travel Direction
3 - South
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
2 - Underride, compartment intrusion
Total Occupants
1
Traffic Controls
04 - Stop signs
Vehicle Config.
02 - Four-tire light truck (pick-up, panel)
Cargo Body Type
01 - Not applicable
Vehicle Defect
99 - Unknown
Driver Condition
9 - Unknown
Vision Obscured
01 - Not obscured
Contributing Circumstances, Driver (up to 2)
SEQUENCE OF EVENTS First Event
21 - Vehicle in traffic
Second Event
03 - Ran off road, left
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 City State Zip
Number of Axles Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Placard # Hazardous Materials Released?
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Driver's Name - Last
PAXSON
First
JOHN
Middle
DAVID
Suffix
City
MOUNT AYR
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
508540000
Driver's Age
37
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

None
Citation Charge Code 2 Citation Charge 2
Alcohol Test Given?
3 - Urine
Drug Test Given?
3 - Urine
Citation Charge Code 3 Citation Charge 3
Citation Charge Code 4 Citation Charge 4
Seating Position
01 - Front: Left Side / Motorcycle Driver
Injury Status
5 - Uninjured
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:
N/A
Transported by:
N/A
Insurance Co. Name
3 BAR FARMS LLC
Year
2006
Make Model Style
SEMI
Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
10000
Initial Travel Direction
2 - East
Vehicle Action
01 - Movement essentially straight
Speed Limit
55
Point of Initial Impact
06 - Left Rear
Most Damaged Area
06 - Left Rear
Extent of Damage
4 - Disabling damage
Underride/Override
5 - Override, moving vehicle
Total Occupants
1
Traffic Controls
01 - No controls present
Vehicle Config.
09 - Tractor/semi-trailer
Cargo Body Type
09 - Other truck cargo type (explain in narrative)
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
3 BAR FARMS LLC
City
MOUNT AYR
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
50854
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)
03 - Cloudy
Environment
1 - None apparent
Location First Harmful Event of Crash (use codes 11-42 only)
21 - Vehicle in traffic
Manner of Crash/Collision
5 - Broadside
Roadway
01 - None apparent
Type
Light Conditions
3 - Dawn
Surface Conditions
6
Type of Roadway Junction/Feature
11 - Four-way intersection
Workers Present?
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NARRATIVE

Unit 1 is southbound on Vanilla Ave. Unit 2 is eastbound on 200th Street. Unit 1 fails to stop for the stop sign at Vanilla ave and 200th street and collides with the driver side of unit 2. Unit 2 continues east into the south ditch. Unit 1 continued south thru the intersection, into the south east ditch rolling over onto its top. Driver of Unit 1 was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Adams County Coroner. Driver of Unit 2 was treated and released at the scene. AlcoholDrug tests on driver of unit 1 will be drawn during the autopsy. Driver of unit 2 voluntarily provided urine sample to ringgold county hospital for testing. DrugAlcohol results pending laboratory examination.
 
Officer
Burn
Badge No.
478
Time Officer Notified of Accident
08:03
Time Officer Arrived At Scene
08:10
Name of Agency
P03
Date of Report
09/11/2014
Investigation made at scene?
Yes
T.I. #
 
Any questions about this report may be directed to the following address:
Iowa State Patrol District 03 Office
2025 Hunt Ave
Council Bluffs,IA 51503-4254
Phone: (712) 328-8001
Fax: (712) 328-1504
 

 
Steve Lombardi
Iowa personal injury, workers' compensation, motorcycle, quadriplegic, paraplegic, brain injury, death