Accident West of Merrill


There was a two-car, head on accident this afternoon.  The accident occurred around 1:15 p.m. at the intersection of C44 and K22, 3 miles west of Merrill.  First responders were dispatched to the scene.  One of the vehicles was fully engulfed in flames by the time Le Mars Fire Rescue arrived.  Le Mars Fire Rescue Chief Dave Schipper says everyone was out of the vehicles upon first responders arrival. Of the three people involved in the accident, one was transported to Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. The other two were treated and released. The Iowa State Patrol is investigating the accident.