A weekend accident in southern Washington County has sent one person to the hospital. According to the Washington County Safety Center, a 911 call was received at 7:42 Saturday morning of a vehicle that went into the ditch in the 1000 block of Highways 1 and 78. Upon arriving at the scene, emergency personnel located the accident just west of Birch Avenue and Highways 1 and 78.
Transported to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics by Air Care ambulance was 56 year old Vicki Haney of Batavia. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
Those responding to the scene were personnel from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Washington County Ambulance, Washington County Rescue, Richland First Responders and the Brighton Fire Department. KCII will bring you more information on this story when it becomes official.