Accident Near Maurice Blocks Highway 75

November 12, 2019 1:44pm

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Photo by Xava Parra

An accident near Maurice blocked both lanes of U.S. Highway 75 late Tuesday morning.  According to the Iowa DOT, Highway 75 is blocked between IA 10 and County Road B46.

According to the Iowa State Patrol’s preliminary findings, a southbound car on Highway 75 failed to yield when turning east onto Highway 10. While turning, a northbound semi on Highway 75 collided with the car.

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Troopers say a vehicle behind the semi then veered into the ditch to avoid the collision.

Two of the three drivers involved with the incident were sent to the hospital for minor injuries.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

To stay up-to-date on this and other Iowa road closures by visiting Iowa 511. 


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