November 22, 2020 - 3:30 am - Posted in News

Granville, Iowa — Two people were taken to a hospital and one of them was airlifted to a Sioux City hospital after an accident near Granville on Saturday, November 21, 2020.

The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 7:10 p.m., a 41-year-old driver was driving a 2014 GMC SUV westbound on Highway 10, a half-mile east of Granville on McKinley Avenue — the county line road. A 48-year-old driver was eastbound on 10 in a 2015 Peterbilt semi.

The preliminary report says that the eastbound truck was hauling a piece of farm equipment and struck the westbound SUV.

The driver of the SUV was transported to the Orange City Health System Hospital and was later airlifted to Mercy Medical center in Sioux City. The driver’s injuries were described as “life-threatening.” A 13-year-old passenger in the SUV was also transported to Orange City, but their injuries were described as “minor.”

At last report, the names of the victims had not been released.

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