1 injured during Monday accident in Montgomery County


July 5th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak report an 86-year old woman was injured when the car she was driving was hit broadside by another vehicle Monday evening. The vehicle driven by Marilyn Jean Mullins, of Red Oak, was hit as it was crossing Highway 34.

Officials say Mullins was traveling north on Eastern Avenue when the crash happened at around 6:30-p.m. Her vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by 42-year-old Jeffrey James Blount, of West Des Moines.

The extent of Mullin’s injuries were not made available. Officials say Blount was not injured in the crash, which remains under investigation.