Linn County Accident Sends Two to Hospital


A single-vehicle crash resulted in two people being taken to the hospital. The accident happened Saturday morning when 47-year old Andrew Townsend of Galena, Illinois left the roadway on Hwy 151 and entered the northwest ditch at the intersection of Hwy 151 and X-20 in Linn County. Townsend’s vehicle went up the embankment and came to rest there. 44-year old Michelle Townsend and 11-year old Jacob Townsend were taken to Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids with non-life threatening injuries. The crash remains under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.

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