Two Taken To Hospital After Accident
Date posted - July 16, 2015
Ashton, Iowa — A woman and a child were taken to the hospital after an accident near Ashton on Tuesday, July 14th.
The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 11:10 AM, 34-year-old Jason Lee Johnson of West Bend, Iowa was driving a 2000 Kenworth Semi southbound on Olive Avenue. They report that 31-year-old Kayla Ann Mastbergen of Melvin was driving a 2005 Dodge Caravan eastbound on 240th Street.
The deputy says Johnson had stopped at the stop sign on Olive Avenue and pulled into the roadway, failing to see the Mastbergen vehicle. The Johnson vehicle hit the Mastbergen vehicle broadside.
Mastbergen and a child passenger were transported to the Osceola Community Hospital. Johnson was not injured.
The semi received about $5000 in damage. The Caravan also received about $5000 in damage.
Johnson was cited on a charge of Failure to Yield from a Stop Sign.
The Sheriff’s Office says responders from the Ashton and Sibley Ambulance teams assisted at the scene.