Iowa man sentenced to 25 years in prison for drunk driving crash

An eastern Iowa man was sentenced to 25 years in prison last week for his role in a crash that resulted in the paralyzing of his passenger.

The accident took place on October 5, 2009. The 36-year-old driver of the truck was intoxicated and lost control of the vehicle, striking a light pole.

His 32-year-old passenger was paralyzed from the neck down and about a week after the accident chose to end his life support upon learning that he was paralyzed.


Two killed in single-vehicle accident

According to the Iowa State Patrol, a one-car crash last weekend left two Williams residents dead.

The accident took place Saturday morning in Franklin County near Dows. A 40-year-old man lost control of his 1992 Mazda as he was traveling eastbound on Balsam Avenue. He crashed into a roadside creek.

The 40-year-old man and his 14-year-old passenger were killed in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.


Woman killed in single-vehicle accident

Cedar Falls police report that a 26-year-old woman died last Saturday morning in a single-vehicle accident.

According to authorities, the accident took place early Saturday morning when the 25-year-old driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle. The truck then ran off the road and struck a retaining wall before hitting a parked vehicle.

The woman was riding passenger in the truck and was killed immediately. The driver was taken to a local hospital.


Head-on collision kills one and injures three

A head-on collision on Iowa Highway 28 killed one person and injured three others last Tuesday, according to police reports.

The fatal accident occurred around 4:20 PM when a southbound 2000 Mercury Marquis crossed the median into oncoming northbound traffic.

The 62-year-old Norwalk woman driver of the sedan crossed over a raised median and ran headlong into a 1990 Jeep Cherokee driven by an 18-year-old man from Norwalk. The impact killed a 28-year-old woman who was riding in the passenger seat of the jeep.

The drivers of both vehicles along with an 18-year-old man in the backseat of the jeep were taken to Des Moines area hospitals for treatment. All there are reportedly in critical condition.

The Iowa State Patrol is still investigating the accident and as of now the reason why the sedan crossed the median is unknown.


Iowa man injured in two-vehicle accident near Benton County

An Iowa man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Monday. According to police reports, the accident occurred on Highway 21 near Benton County.

The accident apparently was the result of an SUV crossing into another lane, and the SUV was hit by a semi truck.  When medical officials arrived, the SUV driver was airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

If you or anyone you know has been injured in an SUV accident, contact the Iowa SUV accident attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600.


Iowa teenager killed in Columbia car accident

An Iowa teenager was killed in a car accident Monday. According to police reports, the accident occurred on Highway 63 near Columbia.

The accident was the result of one vehicle that was trying to change lines but nearly hit another car. To avoid the other vehicle, the driver lost control of her vehicle, causing her vehicle to overturn. The vehicle finally came to stop on the shoulder.

As a result of the accident, three of the passengers were ejected from the car. When medical officials arrived, the injured passengers were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, contact the Iowa wrongful death lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600.


Iowa woman killed, two others injured Illinois accident

A woman from Iowa was killed and two others were seriously injured in an Illinois accident Sunday. According to police reports, the accident occurred early in the morning on US 67.

The accident occurred when the driver killed in the crash was hit head-on by another vehicle carrying the driver and passenger who were injured. At the time of the report, investigators were unsure what caused they accident.

If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, contact the Iowa wrongful death lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600.


Winter weather leads to a number of Iowa car accidents

Winter weather last week was responsible for a number of Iowa car accidents. According to police reports, at least three trucks and multiple cars lost control due to icy conditions.

While some of the vehicles were able to avoid hitting other cars, a number of them caused multi-vehicle accidents. In most cases, the damage was not severe, and the injuries were not significant.

If you or anyone you know was injured in a car accident due to icy conditions, contact the Des Moines car accident attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600.


Woman injured in Iowa rollover accident

A woman was injured in a car accident Sunday. According to police reports, the woman was traveling north on Interstate 380 when her car hit part of a bridge.

After hitting the bridge, the woman’s car rolled over, and she was injured in the accident. When medical officials arrived to the scene, they flew her to a nearby hospital for treatment.

If you or anyone you know has been injured in a rollover accident, contact the Iowa rollover accident attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600.


Icy Conditions Cause Multiple Accidents in Des Moines

Iowa state troopers responded to numerous traffic-accidents on Monday, largely caused by icy conditions. Sources report that as of early Monday morning, nearly a half-dozen traffic accidents had been reported, some including injuries to drivers and passengers.

Authorities believe that motorists may have been driving too fast for the slick conditions on the roadway and may have been able to avoid the accidents had they been more cautious behind the wheel. It is important for drivers of all vehicle types to practice caution during inclement weather to protect themselves and others while driving.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, contact the Des Moines personal injury attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at (515) 225-2600 today.

 


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