Three injured in Johnson County truck crash

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JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Three people have been hospitalized following a pick-up truck crash in Johnson County on Wednesday morning.

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says they were called to 3181 Prairie Du Chien Road NE just before 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Once on scene, deputies found a pick-up with four passenger, two who were in the bed of the truck, had crashed on private property.

Three were taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Deputies say two have life threatening injuries.

The driver, 29-year-old Austin Allison-Schuppert of Iowa City, is charged with serious injury by vehicle, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. A judge set a $17,000 cash bond for Allison-Schuppert.

The accident remains under investigation and additional charges are pending.