Several Weekend Wrecks, Including a Deadly Crash in Dubuque County
A Northeast Iowa man has died in a two-vehicle accident in Dubuque County.
It happened at about 10:30 pm Saturday (July 24) at the intersection of Highway 151 and Monastery Road, southwest of Key West.
A southbound vehicle driven by 23-year-old Nicholas Silich of Epworth, made contact with a westbound semi, driven by 56-year-old Curt Bockenstedt of Strawberry Point.
Silich was pronounced dead from his injuries.
The accident is still under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol. They were assisted at the scene by the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office, Dubuque County Conservation, Iowa DOT, and Key West Fire Department and Ambulance.
Two people have been injured in a weekend traffic accident near Jesup.
According to the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office, it happened just before 10am Saturday (July 24), in the 12,000 block of Dubuque Road.
A pickup driven by 59 year old Tamila Thimmesch of Aurora was westbound, when she slowed to make a turn into a driveway. Her truck was rear-ended by a car driven by 22 year old MacKenzie Solomon of Jesup.
Both drivers were taken to Allen Hospital, to be treated for minor injuries. Both vehicles had considerable damage.
Solomon was charged with Failure to Stop in An Assured Clear Distance.
The Black Hawk County Sheriff was assisted by the Buchanan County Sheriff and Jesup Fire and Ambulance.
The Fayette County Sheriff was alerted of an accident early Sunday (July 25) at about 1:15am, in which a vehicle had rolled.
It happened on Highway 18 near Garden Road, west of Clermont. Responding officers found that a vehicle had rolled at the site, and the driver fled the scene.
The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt was totaled. The 16 year old male driver was later found. His name was not released. The teen was charged with Failure to Maintain Control.
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