1 Injured in Iowa Truck Accident

One person was injured in an Iowa truck accident Monday.

According to officials with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, a semi-truck and a pickup truck collided shortly after 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of Iowa Highway 3 and County Road W14 northwest in Oelwein. Deputies say 55 year-old Cyrus Nimrick, of Westgate, was in a pickup truck and attempting to turn left off the highway when he was struck by a semi-truck.

Authorities say the semi-truck’s driver, 54 year-old James Kleppe, of Clermont, was attempting to go around Nimrick’s truck when the accident occurred.

Nimrick was transported by ambulance to Oelqein Mercy Hospital following the accident. The nature and extent of his injuries was not known. Kleppe was not injured in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

If you have been injured in a similar Iowa auto accident, you may be entitled to compensation. To discuss your case, please contact the Iowa Truck Accident Attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., by calling 877-327-2600.


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