Semi and van collided in Pottawattamie County – no injuries


July 28th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

No injuries were reported following a crash between a semi and a van Friday evening on Interstate 80 westbound near Neola, in Pottawattamie County. The Iowa State Patrol says a 2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van driven by 59-year old Marvin Wendel, of Jackson, WY, was traveling west in the left lane at the same time a 2008 Kenworth semi driven by 56-year old Raymond Pratt, of Harrison, MI was attempting to pass him, in the right lane. The semi crossed the divided line and came into contact with the van near mile marker 27. No dollar amount of damage was listed in the Patrol’s report, which also did not indicate if there were any citations issued.