Single Vehicle Crash Details

At approximately 12:25PM on Wednesday afternoon April 28 the Henry County Sheriff’s
Office received a report of a single vehicle rollover accident with entrapment in the 2400 Grid
of Franklin Ave. An investigation conducted into the accident showed that the driver of the
vehicle, Donald Banes age (61) had been traveling northbound on Franklin Ave when Banes
failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and lost control. Banes crossed over into the
southbound lanes and into the west ditch of Franklin Ave. The Banes vehicle continued
traveling in a northerly direction where it crossed over a private drive causing the Baines
vehicle to become airborne. The Banes vehicle came to a rest on its top after impacting the
ground with the front end. Donald Banes and his passenger, Betty McCarty were transported
to the hospital with unknown injuries.
Assisting at the scene was the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department, the Iowa State Patrol and Motor
Vehicle Enforcement