(Council Bluffs) Council Bluffs Police have identified the driver of the semi that crashed and burned in a deadly fire in Council Bluffs Sunday afternoon.
According to Sergeant D. Budd, of the Council Bluffs Police Department, 54-year-old Samil Meskic, of Jacksonville, Florida was driving the semi that crashed on Interstate 29 and Avenue G at around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. According to autopsy reports, Meskic died from internal injuries, not fire.
Police say Meskic was northbound on I-29 and lost control of the semi. It went through a guardrail and flew across the Avenue and struck an embankment, then burst into flames.
July 29, 2013