3 dead and 2 injured after driver plows through Walmart store

At least three people were confirmed dead and two others were injured in a recent incident where a vehicle plowed into Walmart’s facade in Pella, Iowa, an article of CBS News reported on December 2.

Information coming from witnesses said the 66-year-old Knoxville man was driving on December 1st at a high rate of speed when he struck the store’s glass facade and drove inside the store. The fatalities were two Walmart staffers and a shopper. Another shopper and the vehicle driver responsible for the collision sustained injuries as well. It was not clear during the incident if the driver was under the influence of intoxicants or if he had a medical condition when the crash took place.

Records showed he does not have any traffic or criminal violations. A state official told reports they think what happened was an accident and it may take some time for them to finish the investigation. As of reporting, no charges have been filed against the driver.

4 injured in Des Moines vehicular collision involving truck and van

A collision between a truck and a van containing county jail inmates in Polk County resulted in four personal injuries, a report of KCCI 8 stated on October 26.

In the information received by Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 2:30 p.m., a truck and a jail transport van collided around 1985 NE 51st Place near the county jail. Reports confirmed that four of the nine inmates inside the van were treated for minor injuries they sustained. Initial investigations showed that the van was returning to the jail facility while the truck was coming out when the collision took place. The truck driver did not suffer injuries from the collision. The identities of all involved were withheld by authorities. Fire crews from Des Moines and Saylor, Fraser ambulance, and State Highway authorities provided assistance to local authorities.

Incidents such as this often translate to financial problems, especially if the injuries are severe. However, if you are injured in a vehicular collision in Iowa, an attorney of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. may be able to represent you. Find out how we can help you receive treatment funds today by calling (877) 327-2600.

Suspected drunk driver busted in Iowa

Iowa authorities recently apprehended a man for several violations, including driving a vehicle while under the influence (DUI), a report of Omaha World-Herald stated on October 19.

Information coming from the authorities in Montgomery revealed that on October 17 a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) was erratically moving when it veered into a ditch and continued driving. The driver, identified as a 31-year-old man from Stanton, stopped only after crashing into a tree. Authorities estimated that the driver had driven 180 yards. Aside from a DUI, driving a vehicle with an invalid license charge, and a citation for not having insurance, were filed against him.

Fortunately, no one sustained injuries in the recent accident caused by a drunken driver. However, if you or a loved one have been injured by a drunken driver in Iowa, a lawyer of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may work for you. Find out how we can help you get the remunerations you need for a fast recovery today by calling (877) 327-2600.

Motorcyclist killed in Mason City road accident

A motorcyclist was killed on June 17 when he was involved in a car-motorcycle accident in Mason City, an article of Globe Gazette reported.

Reports stated the motorcycle-car accident happened near the intersection of North Pierce Avenue and Eighth Street Northwest. The motorcycle rider was identified as a 51-year-old Mason City resident operating a 2005 model of a Harley-Davidson Sportster on North Pierce Avenue when he was struck by a Toyota Corolla operated by a 74-year-old woman, also from Mason City. The collision took place when the motorcycle collided with the car after the car turned left from Eighth Street Northwest.

Reports revealed that the motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries while the female driver was treated at the crash scene. The accident resulted in the blocking of North Pierce Avenue while personnel from different agencies worked on the scene. Mason City authorities are now investigating the accident.

Fatal OWI crash suspect apprehended again in southern Iowa

A driver in Des Moines who was charged for a suspected operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) in November was recently arrested again. This time the arrest occurred in Lucas County, a report of Radio Iowa stated on June 17.

Authorities arrested the 53-year-old woman in Chariton on June 10 due to OWI suspicion. The Des Moines resident had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.112 percent upon apprehension. The same arrested woman was involved in a car accident last November 17 in Des Moines. The November accident killed a 60-year-old man and a 59-year-old man. Aside from reckless driving resulting in a homicide charges, the woman was also charged with an OWI. The woman is expected to appear in court on September 12.

Many families are left devastated after losing their loved ones in drunk driving accidents. If you have been the victim of a drunk driver, enlisting the help of a qualified legal team can help you obtain the compensation you need for recovery. Get in touch with the attorneys at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., in Iowa by calling 877-327-2600 to learn more about your options.

Students injured in Waterloo rear-end collision

Several individuals suffered injuries in a two-vehicle crash involving a school district van and a pickup truck in Waterloo, Iowa on December 9.

According to reports, a Waterloo School District vehicle was struck from behind by another vehicle at around 5:00 in the evening near the intersection of E 8th Street and Franklin Street. Both vehicles were reportedly heading west on Franklin Street when the collision took place. Information coming from Waterloo Police said six people were transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Authorities did not release the identities of the individuals involved in the crash as some were students.

At LaMarca Law Group, P.C., our personal injury attorneys fight for the rights of victims of car accidents caused by negligent drivers. We want you to know that we will do everything in our power to help you through this troubling time. Call our offices at (877) 327-2600 today to discuss your specific situation with our attorneys today and learn how we can help you.

Porsche facing wrongful death lawsuit from father of deceased actor

German automaker Porsche is facing a lawsuit in which the father of deceased actor Paul Walker claimed his son wrongfully died in the fiery Los Angeles car accident in 2013, according to a NBC News report.

According to the November 25 lawsuit filed by the legal counsel of Paul Walker III, the Porsche Carrera GT 2005 occupied by the late actor at the time of his death did not have sufficient “safety features.” The “Fast and Furious” movie actor died when the vehicle he was riding in collided with a lamppost and a tree on November 30, 2013. Professional race driver Roger Rodas, who was driving at the time, also died in the crash. The lawsuit also alleged that the seat belt restraining Walker contributed to his injuries and prevented him from surviving the accident.

The lawyers of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., in Iowa represent families who are dealing with the terrible loss of a loved one due to auto accidents. To discuss your situation with our legal team, please call (877) 327-2600 today.

Teen seriously injured in texting while driving accident

A 16-year-old has recently suffered serious injuries in Des Moines in a car accident that was likely caused by texting and driving.

According to reports the two-vehicle accident happened on Oct. 5 at the intersection of Lacona Avenue and Southeast 14th Street. The 16-year-old driver was t-boned in his blue Chevrolet Cavalier by a pick-up truck. Off-duty Polk County Sheriff’s Office sergeant, Dan Charleston, happened to be in the area and responded to the scene of the accident. As Charleston peaked into the Cavalier, he found a young male driver clearly unconscious and with blood on his face. He then saw what likely caused this preventable crash: a cell phone on the driver’s lap with a half written text open on the screen.

The teenager who was believed to be in critical condition was transported to Mercy Hospital.

Unfortunately, innocent drivers sometimes suffer from serious injuries and damages by accidents they did not cause. If you have found yourself in a similar situation in Iowa, a car accident lawyer with the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. can work to get you the financial compensation you may be needing. Call our office today at (877) 327-2600.

Man seriously injured in Dubuque tow truck accident

A male driver suffered serious injuries after the vehicle he was driving was hit by a tow truck in Dubuque, an article from thonline.com reported on Friday, September 18.

According to a crash report on September 17, the pickup, driven by a 63-year-old Wisconsin man on 11th Street was broadsided by a northbound tow truck pulling a car from White Street. The tow truck driver reportedly proceeded on a red traffic light at the intersection of 11th Street when the accident occurred. The Wisconsin man was immediately airlifted to a hospital in Iowa City for the incapacitating injuries he sustained. A citation was later issued to the tow truck driver for running past a red traffic light.

Sadly individuals who suffered incapacitating injuries in car accidents caused by reckless drivers are often left permanently disabled. However, if this happens to you or to a loved one in Iowa, the lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. may possibly help get the remunerations you need while disabled. Take legal action against negligent parties today by calling (877) 327-2600.

Bicyclist hurt in Council Bluffs car accident

A student riding on a bicycle recently suffered injuries after he was struck by a vehicle in Council Bluffs, Iowa, an article from KETV7 reported on September 9.

According to reports, the bicycle accident happened at the intersection of Avenue G and 21st near Wilson Middle School. A male student whose identity was not revealed was reportedly crossing the street at about 7:30 a.m. when he was struck by vehicle. The child received medical attention and was later discharged, Council Bluffs police confirmed. Parents of children attending Wilson Middle School expressed concern and are planning to file a petition to the city council and mayor to improve Avenue G where students often cross.

Sadly many children riding bicycles suffer serious injuries in accidents. However, if this happens to your loved one, a lawyer may possibly help you recover your loss by pursuing damage claims from negligent parties. Find out how the Iowa lawyers of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. may help you today by calling 877-327-2600.

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