Driver seriously hurt in Dubuque accident

A man operating a pickup truck recently sustained serious injuries after he got involved in a two-vehicle accident in Dubuque, Iowa, reported on September 18.

Reports said the accident occurred at the vicinity of Prescott Elementary School on September 17. The pickup driver, identified as a 63-year-old man, was headed west on 11th Street when he was broadsided by a tow truck coming from White Street. The accident reportedly occurred after the tow truck ran a red light. The pickup driver, who was trapped inside his vehicle, was airlifted to a hospital in Iowa City for injuries he sustained that were considered to be incapacitating. The tow truck operator, on the other hand, was cited for a traffic-related violation.

The lawyers of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. work for people in Iowa who are seriously injured in car accidents caused by reckless drivers. If this happens to you, we may possibly help you get the treatment funds you need for your recovery. Learn more about your options today by calling 877-327-2600.

1 dead, 3 injured in Indianola vehicular accident

One person was killed and three others suffered injuries in a recent vehicular collision that occurred in the Indianola area, The Des Moines Register reported on December 16.

Indianola Police Department identified the fatality as 33-year-old Jimmy Johnson, who was from Des Moines. According to Captain Brian Sher the accident occurred at around 6:00 p.m. of December 15. Johnson reportedly was riding passenger in the backseat of a southbound vehicle on Highway 65 when the car was rear-ended by another vehicle. The drivers of the two vehicles and another passenger were all taken to a hospital due to injuries they sustained in the crash. An investigation is being conducted by the Iowa State Patrol.

The Iowa personal injury lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., wish for the quick recovery of those injured, and extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends who are suffering from the recent loss of their loved one.

Three hurt in Des Moines vehicular accident

At least three individuals suffered injuries in southern Des Moines due to a head-on collision, The Des Moines Register reported on October 14.

According to statements, the collision happened around 8:00 p.m. on Fleur Drive in the vicinity of the Iowa Highway 5 Interchange. Responding rescue personnel reportedly extracted the injured individuals from two vehicles. Preliminary investigations showed that one of the vehicles drifted into the opposite lane and caused the collision. Des Moines Fire Chief Dan Burke stated that the accident resulted to “significant injuries.”

In the unfortunate event that you have been injured in a car accident, enlisting a skilled attorney is important especially when negligent parties are involved. If this has happened to you in Iowa, the legal team of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. may advocate for you. Consult with us today at 877-327-2600 to find out how we may help you secure your much needed treatment funds.

Policeman injured in Story County OWI crash

A police officer suffered from injuries recently after the patrol car he was driving was struck by another vehicle in Story County, an article by reported on June 9.

Reports coming from Iowa State Patrol stated the incident occurred on June 8 when the squad car of Huxley policeman Nick Swanson was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Nevada resident Kasi Stahl on the overpass of 315th Street. Officer Swanson was investigating a reported cattle sighting on Interstate 35 when the accident occurred. Responding paramedics brought Swanson to the hospital after he sustained non-life threatening injuries. Stahl, who was charged with Operating a vehicle While Intoxicated (OWI), was booked in Story County Jail.

When an intoxicated driver causes you harm on the road, it is important to consider a lawyer’s service to hold the responsible party accountable for damages. Find out how the Iowa-based lawyers at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may advocate for you by pursuing negligent drivers today by calling 877-327-2600.

2 people injured in Ireton car accident

At least two people sustained injuries near Ireton after the car they were traveling in was involved in an accident, reported on Tuesday, April 22.

According to reports, the accident occurred around 4:00 p.m. on April 19 when an eastbound vehicle on 420th Street went through the median lane. A 60-year-old woman driving a vehicle in the opposite direction ended up in a ditch as a result of swerving to avoid a collision. Two occupants in the woman’s vehicle were injured in the incident. The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help them identify the driver of the vehicle that caused the crash.

Victims of reckless drivers often suffer from serious injuries and great financial loss. However, if you have been the victim of a reckless driver anywhere in Iowa, the lawyers at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may be able to help you recover compensation for your losses through legal action. Learn more about your legal options today by calling 877-327-2600.

Mom and 3 kids survive rollover accident

A mother and her three kids were fortunate to survive a rollover accident caused by icy roads on March 10.

Reports from the Clive Police Department said a woman was driving on cruise control mode with her three kids on Interstate-80, westbound near exit 72 around 5 p.m. when their vehicle lost control and rolled over several times. The vehicle reportedly drove into a ditch after hydroplaning; however, the family was able to walk away uninjured, police said. As a result of the accident, the Clive Police advised motorists to not use cruise control during snow or rainy weather.

Fortunately, this family was unharmed despite the inclement weather and the rollover accident; however, many other people are not as lucky and sustain serious injuries and physical harm as a result of car accidents caused by other people’s negligence. If you have been injured in such an accident, speak with a lawyer from LaMarca Law Group, P.C. about your legal options. Call 877-327-2600 and learn more about pursuing financial compensation.

Water Works Park car accident claims 1 life, injures another

Monday morning in Water Works Park, a single-vehicle accident claimed the life of one man, and injured another.

Des Moines police responded to an accident report around 7 a.m. on Monday, and found a vehicle near the north entrance to the Water Works Park, partly submerged in the water. Police pronounced a 23-year-old man dead at the scene, and a 28-year-old Des Moines man was transported to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

According to police, the car accident had no witnesses, but it seemed as if the driver had lost control of his vehicle while attempting to turn on a road near the park. The vehicle collided with a cement structure, causing it to plummet into the water.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends during this difficult time.

Low tire pressure causes car accidents, according to study

It is important to know the signs of tire damage and wear, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A recent study released by the NHTSA shows that low tire pressure is connected to an increased risk of car accidents.

Data was collected from car accidents that took place between 2005 and 2007, before automatic tire pressure systems were required in motor vehicles. This data showed that car accidents were three times more likely to occur if a vehicle’s tires were underinflated by more than 25 percent.

Although the tire pressure systems that are in newer car models are designed to alert a driver when his or her tire pressure is low, they are not meant to replace monthly manual tire pressure checks. The NHTSA recommends checking tire pressure each month to maintain accuracy and prevent accidents.

Please contact the car accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., by calling 877-327-2600 if you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident due to tire defects.

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