A two vehicle collision at the intersection of Walnut and Washington Streets in Mt. Pleasant around 6:00pm on Friday 10/20/23 resulted in injuries for both drivers. The Mt. Pleasant Police Department reported that Kaye Johnson of Wayland failed to stop at the intersection and struck a vehicle operated by Samantha Ferch of Mt. Pleasant. Sustained damage was estimated at $10,000 for each vehicle.
Johnson and Ferch were transported to the Henry County Health Center for treatment.
Citations are pending for several violations.
Neither driver had proof of liability insurance, Ferch’s driving status was suspended through the state of Iowa, and Johnson faces a citation for Failure to Obey Flashing Red Signal.
The intersection of Walnut and Washington Streets is a four way stop with flashing red lights.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted in this investigation by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Henry County EMS and Newberry Towing.