Authorities are investigating a two-vehicle accident in rural Allamakee County, that sent both drivers to the hospital.


The sheriff's dispatch center was notified shortly after 6pm Tuesday (May 14), of the accident near the intersection of Strawberry Road and Elon Drive, northwest of Waterville.

A westbound vehicle driven by 59 year old Terry Johnson of Waukon, crossed the center line and struck an oncoming vehicle driven by 75 year old Lois Fossum of Waterville.

Both drivers were initially taken to the Waukon hospital for treatment; Johnson was later transferred by air ambulance to Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse. No information regarding the condition of the drivers was released.

The accident is under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol, with assistance from the Allamakee County Sheriff. The Waukon Fire Department and Veteran's Memorial Hospital Ambulance Service also assisted at the scene.