Manchester Man Injured in Central City Collision

A Manchester man was injured in a collision in Central City on Thursday morning.

The accident happened at Highway 13 and Valley Farm Road around 7:30 am. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says Mark Luensmann was driving his car southbound on Highway 13 when a semi he was following slowed down to stop for a school bus that was picking up children. Luensmann’s car rear-ended the trailer of the semi.

Luensmann suffered minor injuries when his car’s airbag deployed. He was transported to an area hospital. No one else was injured.

Authorities have charged Luensmann with Following Too Closely.

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