Storm Lake, IA (KICD) — Three Cherokee residents were injured in a single vehicle accident.
The Buena Vista County Sheriffs Office said the accident occurred Saturday morning, west of Storm Lake, 40-year old Mireye Rodriguez Placido had just turned eastward onto C-49, when she lost control of the pickup she was driving on the icy conditions. The pickup went into the ditch striking a tree.
Placido and two passengers, 11-year old Ulises Placido and 3-year old Viviana Rodriguez Placido were transported to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center by ambulance with incapacitating injuries. The pickup received $5000 in damages and was totalled. Placido was charged with Failure to Maintain Control and No Drivers License.