(Red Oak) A Red Oak man was seriously hurt in a pickup/semi accident Monday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 34 and A Avenue, west of Red Oak.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says 48-year-old Danny Jennings was air-lifted to Creighton University Hospital in Omaha following the crash that occurred at around 2:29 p.m.
Authorities say Jennings was eastbound on Highway 34 in the slow lane preparing to turn right and go south on A Avenue. The driver of the semi, identified as 31-year-old Tracy Campbell, of Russell, Iowa, was distracted and didn’t see the pickup in front of her and rear ended the pickup. The impact forced the pickup into a ditch.
The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Montgomery County Sheriffs’ Office, Red Oak Police and Red Oak and Emerson Fire Departments.
November 13, 2012