Turkeys and Distracted Drivers Cause Several Accidents

Posted on Apr 17, 2013

Flying Turkey Causes Accident on Highway 12

Alan Morgan of Hawarden, Iowa was driving north on Highway 12 on April 13 when a turkey flew toward his car and struck the windshield.  The windshield caved in, causing the rear-view mirror to become unattached and it hit the back-seat passenger, Jordan Morgan.  Jordan sustained minor injuries that were treated at the scene.

 

Crash in Webster County Leads to One Fatality

On April 11, David Hubbard of Moorland, Iowa was driving south on P29 when his vehicle drifted off the road onto the shoulder.  Mr. Hubbard tried to correct the path of the vehicle, but this caused the vehicle to lose control and it struck a signal box at a railroad crossing.  The vehicle then vaulted over the railroad, overturned, and caught on fire.  Mr. Hubbard did not survive the accident.

 

Head-On Collision in Winneshiek County Leads to One Person Injured

On April 13, Isaac Lyons of West Union, Iowa was driving on W42 when he crossed the center line and struck the front of the vehicle driven by Kate Zweibahmer.  Ms. Zweibahmer was injured and was transported to Winneshiek County Hospital for treatment.