A Cresco man was hospitalized after an accident in rural Winneshiek County.

It happened just before 4:30pm Saturday (June 24) on Pole Line Road, in New Orleans Township.

58 year old Dean Quandahl was driving his pickup westbound, when he slowed to make a turn. A vehicle behind him, driven by 59 year old Gerardo Rosales-Aguilar, collided with the back of the truck.

Quandahl was taken by private vehicle to the Cresco hospital. The total property damage was estimated at $7,500.

Rosales-Aguilar was charged with Failure to Stop in a Clear and Assured Distance. The accident was investigated by the Winneshiek County Sheriff.