At 3:12 P.M. on January 7, 2024, Wapello Fire and Rescue was called for a UTV rollover accident with injuries on I Avenue approximately 1/2 mile north of County Road G-62 in rural Wapello.
Upon arrival, emergency crews discovered a side-by-side UTV resting on it’s side leaking fuel with two occupants still inside and unable to get out. The occupants were assisted out of the vehicle and moved to a waiting Wapello ambulance for evaluation. Fire crews contained the fuel spill and assisted with removal of the vehicle. Per department policy, the identity of the occupants will not be disclosed.