1 injured in Union County rollover accident


January 14th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

(Creston, Iowa) – The driver of a 1995 Chevy pickup fell asleep at the wheel early Friday morning, and rolled the vehicle into a ditch. The Union County Sheriff’s Office reports 27-year-old Dominique Aleksander Buchanan, of Clearfield, was traveling west on Highway 34 at around 2:30-a.m., when he fell asleep.

His pickup went off the road on the north side, causing Buchanan to wake-up. When he over-corrected, the vehicle crossed the center line of the road and entered the south ditch where it rolled onto its side and came to rest. Buchanan told authorities he laid on the ground for an extended period of time before moving towards the roadway.

He attempted to flag down several vehicles before one of them finally stopped and gave him a ride to the hospital, in Creston. The pickup he was driving sustained about $5,000 damage.