(Council Bluffs) An elderly man suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident in Council Bluff late Tuesday night.
Police did not release the name of the accident victim, only his age. They said an 84-year-old man crashed on Nebraska Avenue and the northbound Interstate 29 Exit ramp shortly after 10:30 p.m.
Police say the man was driving a 2009 Chevy Silverado pickup on the exist ramp and drove straight through Nebraska Avenue into a ditch on the south side of the road.
The man told Police he may have blacked out. When asked where he was the man told authorities he thought he was in Des Moines. Council Bluffs Fire and Rescue transported him to Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs for treatment of minor injuries.
A family told Police that they had been looking for the elderly man since 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
September 19, 2012