Weekend Traffic Accidents in Fayette County
The Fayette County Sheriff's Office reports several weekend traffic accidents.
On Saturday (Jan. 30) at about 3:30am, their office received a 911 call, reporting a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 3, about one mile east of Oelwein. 23 year old Shayla Decker of Aurora was driving a pickup eastbound, when it went out of control, entered a ditch and collided with a road sign. Decker had to be extricated from the wreckage. She was taken to Oelwein MercyOne hospital for treatment. Her 2002 Chevrolet Silverado was totaled. (top photo). The accident is still under investigation.
At about 6:30pm Friday, the sheriff got a 911 call of a 2 vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 18 and County Road V-68, northwest of Hawkeye. 19 year old Carlee Miller of Waterloo was westbound on 18, when she slowed to make a left turn. A vehicle behind her driven by 18 year old Collin Bacon of Monona, rear-ended Miller's car. No one was injured. Bacon was charged with Following Too Close, and Miller was cited for Operating without Registration.
And shortly after 7:30am Friday, deputies responded to a 2 vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 150 and 165th Street, north of Fayette. 21 year old Conner Ariss of Dubuque was northbound on 150, when he came upon a car driven by 30 year old Owen Henry of West Union, who was slowing for a left turn. Ariss swerved left but could not avoid a collision. There were no injuries. Both vehicles had $3,000 worth of damages. Ariss was charged with Following Too Closely.