Princeton Man Injured In Accident

Date 2013/7/30 4:22:22 | Topic: Accidents

A Mercer County accident involving a truck and a car has injured a Princeton man.

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The highway patrol said 51 year old Marty Neighbors received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Wayne County, Iowa, hospital in Corydon.

The accident occurred Monday morning 12 miles north of Ravanna on Route W.

The state patrol said 19 year old Conner Dandyne of Corydon, Iowa was driving a truck, pulling a piece of farm machinery, southbound on W when a front wheel of the towed unit broke free and traveled into the path of the northbound car driven by Neighbors. His car was struck by the wheel although Neighbors also attempted to avoid a collision by swerving to the right, crossing the center line, and partially going off the west side of the road.

His car received extensive damage. The truck was listed with minor damage. Both drivers were using seat belts.



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