1 killed, 4 others injured during crash in Council Bluffs Sunday evening


July 2nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

One person has died and four other people were injured during a collision between a pickup and a car Sunday evening on Interstate 80, near the I-29 interchange. According to Council Bluffs Police, the vehicles collided at around 6:10-p.m., when one of the vehicles heading west on I-80 left the road, traveled down an embankment and entered the I-29 southbound/I-80 eastbound on-ramp and collided with the second vehicle . Both vehicles rolled over following the impact. The driver of one vehicle and three passengers, along with the driver of the other vehicle and one passenger, were transported to area hospitals. Media reports say a female in one of the vehicles died, while the driver of the vehicle was listed in critical condition. Bluffs Police have not released a report on any of the victims’ conditions, and no names have been released. The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Council Bluffs Police Special Operations Unit.