Injury accident near I-80/Hwy 71 Wed. afternoon


June 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Two people were injured during a collision this (Wednesday) afternoon, near the Interstate 80/Highway 71 interchange. According to dispatch reports, one person suffered minor injuries but was trapped in their vehicle, a Buick, which was in the ditch at the I-80 westbound exit at the end of the off-ramp. A person in the other vehicle complained of neck pain. Authorities said the second vehicle was a Ford F-250 pickup pulling a trailer.

Authorities were using mechanical means to free the person in the car. The accident happened at around 2:43-p.m.  A Cass County Sheriff’s Deputy, the Iowa State Patrol, Atlantic Fire and Rescue and Medivac ambulance all responded to the scene.

No other details are currently available.