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D67 and B Ave (Bus Exchange) Accident Update

Updated: Jun 17, 2021

Yesterday afternoon two cars where involved in a T-bone accident on D67 and B avenue, also known as the Bus Exchange intersection. According to the Iowa State Patrol Crash Report, the Chevy Cruise was eastbound on D67 and failed to yield at a stop sign. The Ford Expedition t-boned the Chevy Cruise on the driver side forcing both vehicles into the east ditch of B ave. The accident is under investigation. (Photos on bottom showing the locations of the cars)

Hardin County Emergency Management, Eldora Fire Rescue, Iowa State Patrol, Whitten Fire Department, Union Fire Department , Union Area Ambulance, Liscomb Fire Department, Liscomb EMS, Service Hardin County E-Squad, Grundy County, Iowa Sheriff's Office MercyOne Air Med all responded on scene.

Two of the teenagers were Med flighted to Des Moines hospitals. Two others were transported by ambulance to Marshalltown Hospital and one to the Grundy Hospital. The five teenagers all had varying degrees of injury's. One of them was released last night. The other family in the other car have reported no major injurys.

There is a fund raiser on gofundme for the two most injured boys. Their goal is $15,000. On the site there's been an update saying that one of the boys is resting comfortably and no longer on a ventilator. The medical team is still unsure about his brain damage. The other boy has a sternum breakage and is having difficulty breathing. He also has two fractures in his jaw. They plan on doing jaw surgery later today, June 16th, putting plates on both sides of his jaw. They are going to wait a few days on wiring his jaw shut do to his difficulty breathing.

If you would like to donate you can click the link here: gofundme

GoFundMe for Severiano Gonzalez

We will update you as we learn more.

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