Two Injured In Head-On Accident Near Waterloo
A two-vehicle accident north of Waterloo injured both drivers.
According to Black Hawk County sheriff's officials, 19-year-old Zachary Cibula of Denver fell asleep at the wheel while driving a pickup on County Road C-57, also known as East Cedar-Wapsi Road. Cibula's pick-up slammed head-on into an oncoming pick-up near a bridge, trapping the other driver inside his vehicle.
Authorities said Denver firefighters had to extricate 62-year-old Randy Rempt of Waterloo from the other pickup.
Rempt and Cibula were both transported to a Waterloo hospital for treatment. Officials described their injuries as non-life-threatening.
Cibula was cited for failure to maintain control his vehicle.
The accident Thursday happened just after 12:30 PM.
Hit-and-Run Crash Remains Under Investigation
Black Hawk County sheriff's officials continue their investigation of a Wednesday afternoon accident on Interstate 380 northwest of Brandon.
Authorities said they're searching for the driver of a vehicle that rear-ended a motorcycle and drove away.
The man driving the motorcycle, Paul Blanchard of Lone Tree, suffered minor injuries in the mishap. He was taken to a Waterloo hospital for treatment.
The crash happened about six miles northwest of Brandon.
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