2 injured in accident in Keokuk

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident that happened in Keokuk the afternoon of May 16.

The Keokuk Police and Fire Departments responded to the accident, which happened around 1 p.m. at the intersection of Plank Road and Main Street. The accident occurred when the vehicle driven by Carroll Dawson, 88, struck a northbound vehicle driven by Carol Peterman, 73. Dawson reportedly went through a stop light and turned right on Main Street. Dawson and her passenger Dorothy Dawson were taken to Keokuk Area Hospital due to multiple injuries they sustained in the crash.

Dawson was cited for failing to obey a traffic control device.

Unfortunately, accidents such as this occur all too often due to the reckless actions of drivers. If this has happened to you, talk to a lawyer from LaMarca Law Group, P.C., about your option for pursuing compensation by calling 877-327-2600.

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