No citations were issued after an accident 11:10 a.m. May 2 on Interstate 35 near mile-marker 41.
According to an Iowa State Patrol report, Jose A. Valazquez, 51, of Pasadena, Texas, driving a 2012 Dodge pickup north on Interstate 35 in the left lane. Valazquez drove into slush and ice and lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle crossed the right lane, struck a mile-marker post and came to a stop in the east ditch.
Valazquez was uninjured. Damage estimates were $2,000 to Valazquez’s vehicle and $50 to the mile-marker post owned by Iowa Department of Transportation.
No citations were issued after an accident 10:05 a.m. May 2 on Interstate 35 near mile-marker 41.
According to an Iowa State Patrol report, Maureen S. O’Connor, 20, of Lenexa, Kan., driving a 2009 Mazda north on Interstate 35, was struck by an unidentified tractor-trailer combination. O’Connor’s vehicle entered the east ditch, struck a tree, spun around and struck another tree.
The unidentified tractor-trailer vehicle did not stop.
O’Connor was uninjured. Damage estimate is $7,500.