Des Moines truck crash leaves four people hurt

A crash between two vehicles in Des Moines left four people with personal injuries, an article of KCCI 8 reported on October 26.

According to reports, a transport vehicle of the Polk County Jail containing nine inmates and two deputies collided with a truck at 2:30 p.m. The incident took place near the jail at 1985 NE 51st Place, as the transport van was about to enter Polk County Jail after coming from the court and the truck was leaving the premises. The injuries sustained by the four people, identified as inmates, were considered minor and they were brought to a hospital for treatment. Authorities have decided not to release the identities of the people involved as they conduct their investigation. State authorities, rescue personnel, and fire crews from other departments provided assistance to area responders.

If you have been injured in a vehicular crash, working with an attorney is an important step towards obtaining the compensations you need for recovery. Speak with the Des Moines team at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. today by calling (877) 327-2600 to learn more about your legal options.



Motorcycle rider seriously hurt in Iowa mishap

A motorcycle operator was believed to have sustained serious injuries after being involved in an accident with another motorcycle in Le Mars, Iowa, an October 2 article of Sioux City Journal reported.

Information provided by the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office revealed that at around 3:00 p.m., two motorcycles were involved in an accident on the southern portion of Highway 75. A motorcycle driver suddenly slowed down causing another motorcycle to struck its rear portion. The motorcycle driver from behind was believed to have suffered serious head injury after being thrown out of the vehicle. The second motorcycle driver suffered minor injuries and that person refused hospitalization. Aside from local authorities, a helicopter was needed to transport the seriously injured motorcyclist to the hospital.

Motorcycle accidents are often serious due to the vehicle’s limited stability and protection it gives to riders. However, if this happens to you a skilled legal counsel may possibly help you get treatment funds if negligent parties are involved. Find out how a Des Moines injury lawyer of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may work for you today by calling (877) 327-2600.



Iowa DUI suspect receives 12 year prison sentence for disabling woman in accident

A sentence of 12 years in prison was imposed on a drunk driver after he crashed a vehicle last year that left a woman disabled, an October 19 article of WQAD reported on October 19.

According to reports, a woman suffered multiple injuries last year after the vehicle she was driving in Rock Island County was struck by a vehicle driven by a man who was under the influence of intoxicants. The woman required surgeries due to facial injuries she sustained. During the sentencing on Wednesday, the woman told the defendant how angry she was at him for taking her life. Aside from hospital expenses that already reached $500,000, the woman is close to losing her health insurance after losing her job. Prior to the sentencing, the man had four DUI offenses in Des Moines County.

The car accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. represent Des Moines individuals who are disabled by drunk drivers in accidents. We may be able to help you recover your loss by pursuing damage claims from negligent parties. Call our office today at (877) 327-2600 to find out how we may work for you.



Student pedestrian injured in Iowa mishap

A student was recently hospitalized in Waterloo, Iowa due to the injuries she sustained in an accident outside the school, an article of The Courier reported on October 11.

Information provided by authorities revealed that at around 3:45 p.m. a grade school student of Highland Elementary School was struck by a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) on Idaho Street. The girl, whose name was not released, was reportedly making her way home when she was struck by the vehicle while crossing Idaho Street. Responding emergency crews brought the girl at Unity Point Health-Allen Hospital and authorities noted that she was conscious. Information about the SUV driver and the condition of the pedestrian were not yet available as of reporting.

Children pedestrians are at high risk of sustaining debilitating or fatal injuries when they are struck by vehicles while crossing the streets. If this has happened to a loved one, working with a personal injury attorney is a viable option to get the financial assistance you need. Speak with a Des Moines attorney of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today at (877) 327-2600 to pursue damage claims against negligent parties.



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