A two-vehicle accident that happened this morning (Wednesday, July 7) in Bremer County, has sent one person to the hospital.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, it happened just before 8am at the intersection of 180th Street and Dakota Avenue, north of Waverly.

An eastbound SUV driven by 43 year old Scott Gade of Waverly, collided with a northbound semi, driven by 38 year old Jason Eastman of Waterloo.

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Gade's SUV failed to clear and yield the right of way at the uncontrolled intersection. Gade attempted to speed up through the intersection to avoid a collision, but the semi ran into the passenger side of the car.

Both vehicles ended up in the northeast ditch.

Eastman was not hurt, however Gade had to be taken to the Waverly hospital by local ambulance.

 

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