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Car accident in Anamosa sends 17-year-old to the hospital

A car accident in Jones County sent a 17-year-old to the hospital on Friday, June 18, 2021.
A car accident in Jones County sent a 17-year-old to the hospital on Friday, June 18, 2021.(Jones County Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 9:52 PM CDT
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ANAMOSA, Iowa (KCRG) - A car accident in Anamosa sent a 17-year-old boy to the hospital on Friday afternoon.

According to the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at around 3:30 P.M. near the Wilcox Cemetery on Fairview Road.

Authorities say the 17-year-old was driving a 2006 BMW when the car crossed the center line and hit an RV being pulled by a 2008 Ford F250.

Police say the BMW ended up in a nearby ditch.

The 17-year-old was taken to a local hospital for his injuries. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time, but Jones County Sheriff Greg Graver told KCRG-TV9 he did not believe they were life-threatening.

The occupants of the truck were uninjured.

The incident is still under investigation. Sheriff Graver said charges against the 17-year-old are pending.

A car accident in Jones County sent a 17-year-old to the hospital on Friday, June 18, 2021.
A car accident in Jones County sent a 17-year-old to the hospital on Friday, June 18, 2021.(Jones County Sheriff's Office)
A car accident in Jones County sent a 17-year-old to the hospital on Friday, June 18, 2021.
A car accident in Jones County sent a 17-year-old to the hospital on Friday, June 18, 2021.(Jones County Sheriff's Office)

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