Semi Flips

On Sunday, January 22, 2023, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a semi had flipped over onto its side and was blocking the west bound traffic of Highway 34 near MM229 in Mount Pleasant. The driver, Ahmed Guled (23) of Urbandale, IA, was traveling west bound along Highway 34 when he lost control of the semi and over corrected causing the semi and trailer to flip on its side and came to rest perpendicular to the road blocking the flow of traffic. No other vehicle was involved in the accident and Ahmed did not report any injuries. Ahmed was examined and cleared by Henry County Ambulance personnel. Iowa DOT, State Patrol, and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office temporarily rerouted the west bound traffic while the semi and trailer were removed from the road. Ahmed was given a citation for Failure to Maintain Control.