Des Moines officer runs over pedestrian

A pedestrian accident in Des Moines is being investigated after a Des Moines police officer ran over a woman’s legs early Tuesday morning near 10th Street and Stone Lane.

The officer was in the area because he was responding to a call regarding a woman lying in the middle of an alley. As he approached the alley, he was unable to see the woman due to the darkness, and his patrol vehicle inched over her protruding legs.

The woman received minor cuts and bruises from the incident, and was transported to Mercy Medical Center. She was also determined to be drunk at the time of the accident. Police are investigating the incident at this time.

Car accidents involving pedestrians can happen frequently, and cause severe injuries. If you have been injured by a motor vehicle as a pedestrian, please contact the pedestrian accident lawyers of by calling 877-327-2600 today.


Clear Lake pedestrian accident kills 1

On April 3 in Clear Lake, Iowa, a pedestrian accident took the life of a 73-year-old woman. The woman was crossing the street just before 9:30 a.m. in the morning, when she was hit by an oncoming truck, driven by an 87-year-old Clear Lake man.

The man was southbound when his vehicle struck the woman in the intersection of Main Street and Fourth Street. The impact of the collision caused the woman to suffer serious injuries. She was found with bystanders around her in the middle of the street.

Emergency personnel took her to the Mercy Medical Center in North Iowa so that she could be treated for severe head trauma. She was listed in critical condition throughout the entire day, and then that night she succumbed to her injuries. The Clear Lake police department launched an investigation into the accident, but no charges have been handed out in the case at this time.


Pedestrian killed in Iowa collision

A 73-year-old pedestrian has passed away after she was hit by an oncoming motor vehicle in Clear Lake last Tuesday morning. The accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. near the intersection of Main Avenue and Fourth Street.

The woman was crossing the street when her body made contact with a southbound pick-up truck. An 87-year-old Clear Lake man was behind the wheel at the time of the accident. Several people were attempting to help the injured women, who sustained serious head trauma. She was transported by ambulance to a Clear Lake hospital as soon as paramedics arrived. She died one day later.

Police are planning on recreating the scene of the pedestrian accident in order to determine if a crime took place. As of now, the driver of the truck has not been charged in the incident.


Iowa pedestrian accident kills one

A Des Moines, Iowa pedestrian accident that took place on New Year’s Day has resulted in one death.

The pedestrian, an 80-year-old man, passed away eight days after he was struck by a motor vehicle. He was walking near the intersection of Ingersoll Avenue and 35th Street when a car collided with him. The car was driven by an 18-year-old female from Des Moines, who claims that the sun was too strong to see the man.

At the time of the accident, the man was still conscious and was able to talk to police. He had forgotten the previous events and was taken to a hospital to be treated. The injuries he suffered from led to his death eight days later.

The victim’s family and friends are in our thoughts during this tragic time.

Iowa pedestrian accident claims one life

A 56-year-old Fredericksburg man has died after being struck by a motor vehicle while walking on a road.

The pedestrian accident happened in Fredericksburg, Iowa when a 17-year-old female driver, who was traveling east, lost control of her vehicle and switched direction, colliding with the pedestrian on the road.

The paramedics that arrived on the scene determined that the pedestrian had died from his injuries. Both the identities of the people involved were being withheld until all people concerned could be notified.

The investigation into the accident is still ongoing.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the victim during this difficult time.


Pedestrian killed after struck by semi-truck

An Iowa City man was killed in a pedestrian accident after he was struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 380.

According to Iowa Highway Patrol, the accident occurred as the men stepped out of a vehicle that was on the parked on the right shoulder. He stepped into the northbound lane of oncoming traffic and was struck by a semi-truck.

The driver of the truck was uninjured and stated that he tried to brake and swerve to avoid the man, but was unable to. The pedestrian was pronounced dead shortly after he was struck. Police are currently investigating at this time.

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.

Postal workers injured in pedestrian accident

A letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service was seriously injured after he was struck by a mini-van near Davenport.

The 52-year-old man was crossing West 3rd Street at 12:23 p.m. while delivering mail to his mail route when he was struck.

The man was flown the University Hospitals in Iowa City after the accident. His injuries were said the be life-threatening at the time. The accident is still under investigation by the Davenport Police Crash Investigation Unit.

Pedestrian accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with his friends and family at this time.

Student killed in pedestrian accident on ISU campus

The 21-year-old junior at Iowa State University was walking back to his car near Jack Trice Stadium after the football game when he was struck by a vehicle.

The student was crossing the westbound lanes of South 16th street when he was struck by a fellow student who was on his way to work. The pedestrian was rushed to the hospital in Des Moines in critical condition.

He later succumbed to the injuries that he sustained to his leg and head. Police officials said that speeding and alcohol were not factors in the collision, the driver simply did not have to stop.

Pedestrian accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.

Two students struck in UI pedestrian accident

A male and female student were struck by a vehicle driven by a 28-year-old woman On August 27.

The accident occurred as the two students were crossing College Street and Governor Street around midnight. The students were crossing the street legally because pedestrians have the right of way in this area.

Police officials found the two students laying in the street unconscious and they were rushed to the UI Hospital. The19-year-old male student was released while the 19-year-old female student remains in the hospital to be treated for her injuries.

Pedestrian accidents can cause serious injuries to people involved, our thoughts are with both victims during their recovery.

Pedestrian struck and killed on Interstate 380

Authorities have identified a man that was killed in pedestrian accident on Interstate 380 over the weekend.

The man was 44 years old and was from Cedar Rapids. The accident occurred around 1 a.m. on August 14 when the man was crossing the interstate for unknown reasons.

He was struck by more than one vehicle, but all of them stopped to help police officials with the investigation. No citations were given after the accident, but police are continuing to investigate.

Pedestrian accidents can cause serious injury to all involved and can change many lives as a result, our thoughts and condolences are with the friends and family of the victim.

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