5 accidents in Mills County, Saturday


January 14th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Mills County report five accidents occurred Saturday on frost covered roads, but only one person was injured. Officials say Alexander Neff, of Glenwood,was driving a 2004 Pontiac northbound on 221st Street, when the car went off the roadway to the right and hit a power pole.The accident happened at around 7:25-a.m., about 7-miles north of Glenwood. Neff  was transported to Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, by Glenwood Rescue.

Road surface conditions were 100% frost covered. The Sheriff’s Department says the County Roads Department was notified of the slippery conditions, but did not respond.