One Injured After Rear-End Collision in Marion

A Coggon woman was injured when her vehicle was rear-ended while waiting for a red light in Linn County.

52 year old Carol Thumma was stopped for a red light at the intersection of Highway 100 and 13 in Marion when a vehicle driven by 59 year old James Pitts of Cedar Rapids failed to stop in time and struck the rear od Thumma’s vehicle.

Thumma was transported to a local hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. A passenger in Pitts vehicle received minor injuries and refused medical attention at the scene.

Pitts was cited for Failure to Stop in Assured Clear Distance.