Ellsworth Man Taken To Hospital After Accident

Lyon County Sheriff Car Door 60-8Rock Rapids, Iowa — An Ellsworth, Minnesota man was taken to a hospital after an accident on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that 23-year-old Zackery P. Timmer of Ellsworth was driving a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup southbound on K52, about a mile south of Highway 9 in Rock Rapids.

The Sheriff’s Office says Timmer failed to negotiate a curve, and the pickup entered the ditch and struck some utility wires.

They say a passerby took Timmer to his home. They tell us he was then taken to the hospital after complaints of arm soreness.

Timmer’s vehicle sustained about $18,000 dollars in damages. The utility pole and wires are owned by Rock Rapids Municipal Utilities and sustained approximately $30,000 dollars in damages.

Sheriff’s officials say the investigation found the accident occurred sometime between 1:00-2:00 a.m.

Timmer was cited on a charge of failure to maintain control.


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