WESTFIELD, Iowa (KTIV) – One person suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Plymouth County Thursday night.
18-year-old Schon Mack, of Akron, was taken to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City with life-threatening injuries.
According to Plymouth County Sheriff M. Van Otterloo, Mack was traveling northbound on Highway 12 when he struck a southbound passenger van containing members of the Mounty Marty College golf team, driven by 24-year-old Logan Wagner of Parkston, SD.
The passengers in the bus were taken to Hawarden Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Officials say Mack attempted to pass another northbound vehicle when he hit the bus head-on going southbound.
The Iowa State Patrol and Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office are continuing the investigation.
WESTFIELD, Iowa (KTIV) – Several people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident in Plymouth County Thursday night.
It happened around 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 12 and 200th Street near Westfield, Iowa.
A car was traveling north on Highway 12 when it crossed the center line and struck a 15-passenger van.
Mount Marty College officials said the van was transporting the MMC men’s golf team and coach back from a tournament in the area.
A crash involving an MMC bus, transporting members of the men’s golf team and a coach, was reported in northwestern Iowa on Thursday evening. All occupants were transported to Hawarden Regional Healthcare where they were treated and released. More info: https://t.co/zERAVxjH8m
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The driver of the vehicle was taken to Mercy Medical Center.
There were six passengers in the van at the time of the accident; all six were taken to the hospital in Hawarden.
They were treated and released.
This accident remains under investigation.