2 injured when car leaves I-380, lands on bike trail

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EVANSDALE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Two Waterloo residents are in the hospital after their car left Interstate 380 and ended up on a nearby bike trail.

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office said it happened about 6:20 a.m. Tuesday at mile marker 69.

Deputies found a car lying on the Evansdale Bike Trail on River Road, beneath I-380. Waterloo firefighters had to extricate both occupants from the vehicle.

Investigators said 25-year-old Aja Bennett was driving southbound on I-380 and lost control. The car left the roadway, rolled through the highway fencing, and coming to rest on the bike trail.

Emergency crews took Bennett and a 27-year-old passenger to a hospital with unknown injuries.