Minor injuries during rollover accident


October 19th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Only minor injuries were reported following a single vehicle, rollover accident Tuesday night, in Cass County. According to dispatch reports, an SUV with a single male occupant rolled into the south ditch off of Interstate 80 eastbound, about two-miles east of the exit to Highway 71, or the 62-mile marker. The accident happened at around 9:45-p.m.

Early reports from the scene indicated the driver was trapped in the vehicle for a time, but was able to become freed before extrication was performed by emergency personnel. No other details are currently available. The accident was under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.