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Poor Road Conditions Friday, 25 Wrecks in Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 6:27 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Snow fell across the KCII listening area Friday causing poor road conditions and many traffic wrecks were recorded.

According to the Washington County Communications Office, there were 25 wrecks between 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 p.m., many of which were cars sliding into ditches. At 1:20 p.m. there was a three-vehicle wreck at Highway 218 and 230th Street near Ainsworth, where a car hit the back end of two other vehicles on the highway. No injuries were reported.

At 1:39 p.m. a truck went across the median of Highway 218 near Riverside and hit a semi trailer. Washington County Ambulance assisted at the scene and there were no injuries.

At 2:20 p.m. a vehicle left the road at Highway 1 and 130th Street and hit a tree. Kalona Fire Department, Kalona QRS, and Washington County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene, and Washington County Ambulance transported one person to the Washington County Hospital.