(Council Bluffs) A Carter Lake woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident in Council Bluffs.
Council Bluffs Police say 52-year-old Linda Steskal, of Carter Lake was killed in the crash at Interstate 80 near 41st Street.
Police say it happened at around 3:30 p.m. when 45-year-old Ronald Dunbar, of Council Bluffs and 52-year Linda Steskal were eastbound on Interstate 480. The preliminary investigation says Dunbar lost control, striking the 2002 Chevy Malibu driven by Steskal. Her car struck the center guardrail, then went off the road and into the ditch. Steskal was pronounced dead at the scene. She did not appear to be restrained. Dunbar was apprehended a short distance from the scene after fleeing on foot.
According to Police, speed and alcohol may be factors in the crash. Under determined charges are pending at the time of this release.
December 31, 2011