Ft Dodge, IA (KICD) — Five from northwest Iowa are injured in an accident near Fort Dodge.
The Iowa State Patrol said the accident occurred Tuesday, three miles south of Fort Dodge. Nikki Cooper of Sheldon was driving a 2005 Chevy Uplander on Highway 169, and had stopped at the stop sign before turning to get onto the onramp for eastbound Highway 20.
As Cooper was crossing the northbound lanes of 169, she failed to see a northbound semi, driven by Forrest Van Dorn of Polk City. The two vehicles collided.
Cooper and four passengers in the Uplander, Cody Cooper, Nic Bomgaars, and Dominic Sievert, all of Sheldon; and Jake Roos of Ashton, were transported to Trinity Regional Hospital in Fort Dodge. They were treated and released.
The semi driver was not injured. The accident remains under investigation.