Everly, Iowa — A Hartley man was taken to the hospital after an accident near Everly on Friday.
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 7:25 AM on Friday, April 24, 2015, 30-year-old Jason Huff of Lake Park was driving a Chevy pickup southbound on M27, about three miles north of Barb’s Corner near Everly. Thirty-four year-old Matthew Williams of Hartley was northbound on M27 in a 2004 Chrysler.
The report says that Huff saw the vehicle in front of him swerve and saw Williams traveling north in the south bound lane. Huff slowed down and pulled onto the west shoulder to avoid a collision, but the vehicles collided.
The Spencer Ambulance took Williams to the Spencer hospital.
Huff’s Chevy pickup sustained $20,000 in damages, and Williams ‘s Chrysler sustained $5000 in damages.
Williams was charged with driving on the wrong side of a two-way highway and no proof of insurance.
Everly Fire and Rescue, the Spencer Ambulance and Bud’s Service assisted at the scene.