Man who confessed on YouTube pleads guilty to fatal accident

The man who posted a YouTube video taking responsibility for a fatal car accident months ago pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and DUI on Wednesday, September 18.

Powell resident Matthew Cordle faces a sentence of 2 to 8 ½ years of imprisonment after accidentally killing Vincent Canzani in a wrong-way car crash on Interstate 670 the night of June 22, 2013. Cordle, 22, pleaded guilty to these criminal charges in a hearing at Franklin County Court.

In his YouTube video, Cordle confessed that he accidentally killed Canzani due to drunk driving and ended his message by asking others not to drink and drive.

The legal team at , strives to help people in Des Moines who have suffered unduly due to the negligent actions of drunk drivers. Call  877-327-2600 today to talk with us about pursuing legal action against the drunk driver who harmed you or your loved one.



Madison man died in fatal crash in Waterloo

On Wednesday, Joseph Pink, 71, of Madison, WI, died after being hit in a car crash earlier in the week in Waterloo, IA.

Garth Beatty, 70, of Vinton, IA, was driving a pickup truck with a trailer attached in the southbound lanes of Highway 63 when he hit Pink’s car as he was crossing the highway.

According to police, Beatty’s pickup flipped and both cars ended up in a nearby ditch.  Beatty was rushed to a nearby Waterloo hospital.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact Des Moines car accident attorneys of  by calling 877-327-2600 to discuss your legal options.



Des Moines man injured in crash in Kane County

On Saturday at 3:50pm, Ryan J. Siebenbrodt, 30, of Des Moines, was flown from the scene of a crash where his Chevrolet Impala collided with an empty semi-trailer.

Siebenbrodt was cut out of his car by the rescue team at Main Street and County Line Road in unincorporated Kaneville Township in Kane County.  He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, and is in good condition.  Walter J. Seilheimer, 66, of Sandwich, IL was the driver of the semitrailer, and was not injured.

According to police, the crash is still under investigation and details will be disclosed at a later time.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact Des Moines car accident attorneys of  at 877-327-2600 today.



Two killed in car accident in Marion County

Two men were killed and two people were injured in a two- car accident in Marion County.

The two men who were killed, age 27 and 51, were both passengers in a vehicle driven by a 30-year-old man. Their vehicle was heading northbound on County Road T17 when the vehicle crossed the center line and swerved into oncoming traffic.

A 23-year-old woman was heading southbound when the vehicle hit her car head-on. The drivers of the two vehicle were transported to the hospital for treatment.

Car accidents can have traumatizing effects on all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims.



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