Three critically injured in West Union truck accident

Four individuals were injured on December 31 and three of those were airlifted to hospitals with life-threatening injuries after an accident involving a garbage truck and a pickup truck occurred in Fayette County.

Reports coming from Fayette County officials revealed that authorities were notified of a vehicular accident at 6:43 a.m. on Highway 18. Responding personnel stated that the garbage truck, driven by a 23-year-old man, was in the process of reversing onto a farm drive from the highway when a pickup truck collided with it.

The driver of the garbage truck was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. A second man was outside the garbage truck collecting trash when he was struck by a vehicle in the collision. He and the two occupants of the pickup truck were all later airlifted to hospitals in critical condition.

The driver of the garbage truck was issued a citation for improperly backing up on a highway, and the driver of the pickup truck will also be issued a citation for driving with a suspended license.

Dunkin’ Donuts to expand in Des Moines, Iowa

The Des Moines truck accident lawyers of have learned that by 2016, there will be eight new Dunkin’ Donuts locations in Des Moines, Iowa.

The national company has teamed up with Lori Kelderman High and Jeff Kelderman, a brother and sister team who are from Des Moines. The duo is committed to establishing a community connection between the brand and the residents of the city.

Two of the eight stores will be opened in 2013, with the remaining six opening their doors by 2016.

The Des Moines Register has updates on local stories and developments throughout Des Moines.

Tow truck and car collision sends three to hospital

A collision between a car and a tow truck left three people injured on Monday.

The accident occurred on Lafayette Road as an 18-year-old driver and two passengers were heading east down the roadway when it collided with a flatbed truck.

The car’s passenger door was caught on the towing equipment of the truck causing it the be ripped off. The car then spun across the lanes of traffic before coming to a stop. The three people in the car were taken to the hospital to be treated for their injuries.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, contact the truck accident lawyers Des Moines of ,  by calling 877-327-2600 today.

Pigs released on highway after truck accident

A truck accident in Kansas caused fifty pigs to be released onto the roadway. The accident occurred as a truck driver was transporting 720 pigs from Missouri to Iowa.

The truck driver was rounding a curve on on the on ramp of I-435 when the truck overturned and caused the pigs to escape the truck.

The driver was wearing a seat belt and managed to escape without serious injury. Crews came to the scene to try and corral the pigs that were running on the highway. Some pigs were injured and killed as a result of the accident.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, due to someone else’s negligence you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Des Moines truck accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. by calling 877-327-2600 today.

Cattle truck flips into ditch on roadway

According to authorities, a cattle truck overturned on U.S. Highway 59 while hauling 106 animals.

The accident occurred as the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle as he rounded a curve in the roadway and the load shifted. The truck then overturned into a ditch on the side of the roadway.

Three of the cattle were killed as a result of the accident and multiple more escaped. The driver did not suffer serious injury, but he was cited for failure to control the vehicle.

If you or a loved one has been injured because of a negligent truck driver, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Des Moines truck accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. by calling 877-327-2600.

Boone County ambulance accident kills two

According to authorities, an ambulance-truck accident in Boone County on Thursday left two injured and two dead.

The incident happened on Highway 30 near Beaver around 11:30 a.m. A 75-year-old Carroll man was being transported from St. Anthony’s Regional Hospital to another facility.

The ambulance had its emergency lights on and was passing vehicles. When it came behind the semi-trailer truck, the truck driver attempted to move into the right lane to allow the ambulance to pass. The driver of the ambulance moved into the right lane at the same time, crashing into the back of the truck.

Both the 75-year-old patient and a 53-year-old nurse in the ambulance were killed, while a paramedic and the ambulance driver both sustained critical injuries. They were taken to Mercy Medical Center and Greene County Medical Center.

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