Two Vehicle Crash Details

The Iowa State Patrol has released the final report on the two vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of 260th Street and Highway 34 west of New London. Dick Richards of Mount Pleasant was operating a vehicle and was at the cross over yield intersection on 34. He continued thru the intersection where his vehicle struck the driver’s side of a van driven by Ed Longanecker, also of Mount Pleasant. Longanecker was driving west on Hwy 34. Richards said he did not see the van.  The collision caused the van to spin and come to rest on the north shoulder of Hwy 34 in the west bound lanes.  No injuries were reported.  Richards was cited for failure to obey a yield sign.