Larchwood Woman Taken To Hospital After Rock Rapids Accident

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Larchwood woman was taken to a nearby hospital after an accident on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, near Rock Rapids.

According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Venus Van Tilburg of Larchwood was westbound on Highway 9 west of Rock Rapids near the west junction of Highway 75 at the NuStar tanks in a 2010 Chevy pickup, when she apparently lost control of the vehicle due to icy roads.

The sheriff’s office says the pickup came to rest on its driver’s side on the north shoulder of the roadway.

The Lyon County Ambulance took Van Tilburg to Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids. Her injuries were called “non-life-threatening.”

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that the Lyon County Ambulance Squad, the Rock Rapids Fire Department, and Sunshine Towing of Rock Rapids assisted with the response to the accident.


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