A two-vehicle wreck with injuries and one person trapped occurred at the intersection of Lexington Boulevard and Highway 1 in Washington yesterday afternoon, at approximately 1:50 p.m. Eighty-year-old Samuel Orris of Washington was operating one vehicle at the time of the accident and 72-year-old Kathryn Toomire of Ottumwa was driving the other vehicle. A PT Cruiser involved in the wreck came to rest the southwest ditch. Orris was cited for failure to obey a stop sign. Two people were transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hosptials and a third person was taken by ambulance to the Washington County Hospital.
Washington Police, Washington Fire Department, Washington County Sherrif’s personnel, Washington Rescue, Washington County Ambulance, area first responders and Iowa State Patrol responded to the accident.