Injuries reported after accident occurs near Oakland


January 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Authorities say one person was injured during an accident over the Noon hour Thursday, in rural Pottawattamie County.  The crash happened on Highway 59, north of Oakland. According to reports, the driver of a car tried to pass a truck carrying a wind turbine part, and clipped it in the process. The 58-year-old driver of the vehicle lost control of the car, which rolled over before coming to rest in a ditch. A 28-year-old female passenger in the car was ejected in the crash. Her injuries were not believed to be life threatening. Officials say she wasn’t wearing a seat belt. The driver of the car was not injured. No names have been released as of early this (Friday) morning.