One killed following crash at Highway 100 and East Post Road
MARION, Iowa (KCRG) - At approximately 2:16 pm, Marion Police responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 100 at East Post Road.
Police say a semi tractor-trailer was traveling westbound on Highway 100 when it struck a passenger car broadside. The passenger car was turning eastbound onto Highway 100 from the southbound turn lane of East Post Road when it was struck by the semi.
The driver of the passenger car died at the scene. The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The driver of the semi has been cited for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.
Law enforcement is asking drivers to avoid the intersection of Highway 100 at East Post Road following a crash Wednesday afternoon.
An Iowa Department of Transportation camera at the intersection shows the crash involves a semi and a car. Emergency responders are on scene directing traffic away from the area. Marion Police said traffic will not be allowed to pass through the area for the next few hours. Drivers are encouraged to find an alternative route around the area.
No other information is available at this time.
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