I-80 Accident in Cass Co.


June 9th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Two people suffered what were  described as apparent, minor injuries this (Thursday) morning, during an accident on Interstate 80 in Cass County. According to dispatch reports, a vehicle traveling westbound collided with barriers at the beginning of the construction zone at the 72-mile marker, or about two-miles east of the Anita exit. The accident happened at around 2:50-a.m.

Anita and Wiota Rescue, along with a Cass County Sheriff’s deputy and the Iowa State Patrol responded to the scene. Two people, including a 25-year old male complaining of abdominal pain, were transported to the Cass County Memorial Hospital, where a report on their conditions is not available. Their names have also not yet been released.

The vehicle sustained damage to the left front side. It was impounded to be searched for possible evidence of illegal substances. Additional details are currently not available.