Springville Crash Seriously Injures One

By Ellen Kurt, KCRG-TV9

SPRINGVILLE, Iowa - A Cedar Rapids man has died after a crash on Friday afternoon on Highway 151 in Springville. Multiple agencies responed south of the highway’s intersection with Wendling Lane about 4 p.m. Friday. That’s where authorities said Todd Meeks, 44, of Cedar Rapids, was driving his van southbound when he struck another vehicle from the rear. Meeks was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. The other driver was not injured. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says Meeks died at 5:44 a.m. Monday. It hasn’t been determined if he died as a result of injuries from the crash or from an ongoing medical condition.

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