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One Car Ends Up on Its Side After Multiple Vehicle Accident Friday Evening

Posted: Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at 5:59 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Andrew Schneider, Jr

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One person was injured after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 163 Friday evening. Emergency agencies responded to the scene at 5:30 p.m. near Mile Marker 40 of Highway 163. One vehicle was on its side in the eastbound lane. Extrication was required to rescue the driver of the vehicle. The driver was transported to Pella Regional and the extent of injuries has not been released. Traffic was reduced to one lane for more than an hour as crews assisted the driver and police investigated the scene. The Iowa State Patrol, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Pella Police, Pella Rural Fire, and Pella Ambulance responded to the accident. It remains under investigation.