Highway worker hurt when van crashes into construction equipment in northern Iowa, report says
Charly Haley , email@example.com 10:39 a.m. CT June 7, 2017
A road worker was thrown from his construction equipment after it was struck by a van Tuesday on Interstate Highway 35 in northern Iowa, authorities said.
Isaak Delgadillo Cervantes, 27, of Denison was transported by ambulance to a Mason City hospital with minor injuries, according to an Iowa State Patrol report.
The wreck happened about 1 p.m. as Cervantes was working on I-35 northbound, where the left lane was closed for construction work, according to the report.
The driver of the van, Dean Ward McFadden, 60, of Shakopee, Minn., suffered a medical condition that caused him to lose control of his van and crash into construction equipment that was carrying multiple workers, including Cervantes, according to the report.
Cervantes was injured when he was thrown from the equipment, according to the report.
No one was cited in relation to the crash, which remains under investigation.
(Lake Mills) A road construction worker from Denison was injured Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle he was operating was struck by a van in Worth County.
The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened at around 12:53 p.m. in a construction zone on Interstate 35.
According to the report, a northbound 2015 Ford Transit van driven by 60-year old Dean Ward McFadden, of Shakopee, Minnesota, who apparently suffered a medical condition, lost control and struck a 2004 Sterling road construction vehicle driven by 27-year old Isaak Delgadillo Cervantes, of Denison. Cervantes was ejected from the construction vehicle.
Cervantes was taken by Lake Mills ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Mason City for the treatment of minor injuries.
Denison man injured in northern IA construction zone crash
June 6th, 2017 by Ric Hanson
A road construction worker from Crawford County was injured Tuesday afternoon, when the vehicle he was on was struck by a van in northern Iowa’s Worth County. The Iowa State Patrol says 27-year old Isaak Delgadillo Cervantes, of Denison, was transported by Lake Mills Ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Mason City following the crash, that happened at around 12:53-p.m., Tuesday.
Authorities say a 2015 Ford Transit van driven by 60-year old Dean Ward McFadden, of Shakopee, MN, was northbound on Interstate 35 in a road construction zone. The left lane of the road was closed, with workers present. McFadden apparently suffered from a medical condition that caused him to lose control of the van.
When his vehicle struck a 2004 Sterling road construction vehicle, Cervantes was thrown from the construction equipment and suffered minor injuries.