Two-Vehicle Crash Injures Seven In Fayette County
Authorities have released details on a two-vehicle accident that injured seven people in Fayette County on Saturday (May 6, 2017).
The crash happened around noon at the intersection of Iowa Highway 3 and G Ave., north of Aurora. Sheriff's officials said the vehicles collided when a westbound car, driven by Aulden Adams, 69, of Strawberry Point, attempted a left turn from the highway and entered the path of an eastbound caravan, driven by April Perry, 35, of Dunkerton.
According to deputies, Adams had to be extricated from his vehicle by mechanical means. Both drivers and five passengers were transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein to be treated for their injuries. Adams, Perry and one unidentified passenger were later air-lifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Authorities did not release their conditions.
Oelwein Fire and Rescue, Aurora Fire and First Responders, Fayette County Department of Natural Resources and Arlington Fire Department assisted deputies at the crash site.