A crash occurred in Adair County on January 9, 2011
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Posted on Jan 24, 2011
1. A crash occurred in Adair County on January 9, 2011
VEHICLE #1 WAS TRAVELING WEST ON I-80. VEHICLE #2 WAS TRAVELING EAST ON I-80. WHILE TRAVELING WEST, VEHICLE #1 LOST CONTROL, ENTERED THE MEDIAN AND CONTINUED INTO THE EASTBOUND TRAFFIC AND WAS STRUCK BY A SEMI ON THE DRIVERS SIDE. BOTH VEHICLES CAME TO REST IN THE LEFT LANE OF EAST BOUND I-80 AND CAUGHT FIRE. BOTH DRIVER AND PASSENGER OF VEHICLE # 1 WERE PRONOUNCED DEAD ON SCENE. DRIVER AND PASSENGER OF VEHICLE #2 WERE TRANSPORTED TO MERCY HOSPITAL IN DESMOINES WITH MINOR INJURIES. ASSISTING AGENCIES WERE: IOWA STATE PATROL, ADAIR COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE, STUART POLICE DEPARTMENT, DEXTER FIRE DEPARTMENT AND STUART FIRE & RESCUE. THIS ACCIDENT IS UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE IOWA STATE PATROL. [ Richard Gould from Casey, Iowa was driving vehicle 1 and Christopher Malone from Crestview, Florida vehicle 2. The report indicates Gould died, was taken to the Adair County Medical Examiner and Malone was taken to Mercy in Des Moines. A passenger, Connie Gould (52) was also killed. Tara Malone was in the sleeper and apparently alright.]