Two women were injured during an accident Friday night, in Page County. Deputies responded to the crash located about seven-miles north of Clarinda on Highway 71, at around 9:10-p.m. The Sheriff’s Office says 20-year old Leah Eng, of Irwin, was driving a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am northbound on the highway, when she slowed for a deer on the road.
19-year old Kira Eng, also of Irwin, was following the car in a 1999 Jeep Wrangler, when the SUV rear ended the car, causing both vehicles to become disabled.Leah Eng was transported to Montgomery County Memorial Hospital by Villisca Fire and Rescue for treatment of unknown injuries. Kira Eng was transported to Clarinda Regional Health Center by Clarinda EMS for treatment of unknown injuries. Damage to both vehicles is estimated at over $15,000.00.
No citations have been issued. The Page County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Villisca Fire and Rescue, and the Clarinda EMS.