One Man Injured After a Near Head-on Collision

By Christy Aumer, Reporter

One man was injured after a near head-collision near the intersection of 18th Street and Williams Blvd SW on Saturday, October 13, 2012. According to officials, one man was taken to a Cedar Rapids hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The other male driver was not transported to a hospital. No one else was injured. (Christy Aumer/The Gazette)

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CEDAR RAPIDS – One man was injured after a near head-on collision west of 18th Street on Williams Blvd SW, authorities said.

Officials responded at about 12:30 p.m. to a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of 18th Street and Williams Blvd SW. According to officials, a vehicle traveling west on Williams Blvd SW hydroplaned or lost control, and crossed the center line and collided with a vehicle traveling eastbound. The driver of the eastbound vehicle was taken to a Cedar Rapids hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the westbound vehicle was not transported to a hospital. No one else was injured.

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