A New Hampton driver is being charged with causing a traffic accident in Fayette County.

The sheriff's office received a report of a two vehicle accident on Wednesday, May 20th, at the intersection of 242nd Street and Quarry Road, north of Hawkeye.

A westbound pickup driven by 35 year old Matthew Abbas of New Hampton collided with a southbound car driven by Teresa Louck of West Union.

Louck was taken to the West Union hospital for treatment of injuries; her 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix was totaled.

Abbas was not injured. He is charged with Failure to Obey a Stop Sign and Right of Way.

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