Two people have been injured in a traffic accident near Allison in Butler County.


It happened just before 9:30am this (Tuesday) morning on Highway 3, a mile east of Allison.

A westbound car driven by 51 year old Julie Kneip of Waverly crossed the center line and collided with an eastbound vehicle driven by 86 year old Lucy Steer of Greene.

Steer was taken by ambulance to the Waverly Hospital; Kneip was taken by private vehicle to the same hospital. There was no word on their conditions.

The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Butler County Sheriff and Allison Fire and Rescue.