Five Injured in Rollover Accident on I-35 Near Winston

A one-vehicle accident in Daviess County overnight sent the driver and four passengers to the hospital, two with serious injuries.

The accident occurred as 30-year old Whittemore, Iowa resident was driving northbound on I-35 in Daviess County around 11 pm. The vehicle travelled off the west side of the roadway into the median. The investigating trooper says the driver overcorrected, bringing the vehicle back to the roadway where it started to overturn. Three of the five occupants were ejected.

Wright and a 7-year old child escaped with minor injuries. Nineteen year old Russell Wright of Whittemore sustained moderate injuries. Forty-two year old Johnny Wright of Whittemore and 53-year old Carolann Cook of Algona were seriously injured. They were both taken to Liberty Hospital.