UPDATE: Accident Near NCC

Date posted - February 22, 2016

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Sheldon, Iowa — A George woman was taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash near Northwest Iowa Community College this (Monday) morning.

According to the Sheldon Police Department, the accident happened around 8:30 this morning when a 2013 Dodge minivan, driven by 31-year old Matthew Rusche of Sheldon was westbound on Highway 18.  Rusche told officers he was waiting to make a left turn onto College Drive, and was nearly hit by another westbound vehicle, so he tried to make a quick left turn onto College Drive.  Police say that when Rusche attempted his turn he turned into the path of an eastbound 1998 Nissan, driven by 28-year old Carina Aguilera of George.

Aguilera was transported to Sanford Sheldon Medical Center by the Sheldon Community Ambulance Team.  Rusche was uninjured.

Damage to Aguilera’s Nissan was estimated at $2,000 with $1,000 damage estimated to Rusche’s minivan.  Rusche was cited for Failure To Yield Upon a Left Turn.

Sheldon Police were assisted at the scene by the Sheldon Fire Department, Sheldon EMA, and Sheldon Community Ambulance Team.


Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon Police, Fire, EMA and Ambulance crews were called to an accident that happened around 8:30 this morning on Highway 18 near Northwest Iowa Community College.

No other details are available at this time.

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