Rockford, Iowa –
Friday, 7:10 pm: Investigators have released the names of the people involved in this morning’s accident south of Rockford.
According to the accident report, a south bound 2006 GMC Sierra travelling on Dancer Avenue driven by 41-year-old Tony Keeling of Nora Springs failed to stop at a stop sign. Keeling struck a Peterbilt semi driven by 38-year old David Noss of Rockwell, Iowa.
Noss was traveling westbound on 270th street at the time of the collision. The impact tore the semi’s grain trailer into two pieces.
Keeling and his passenger, 25-year-old Aaron Olson of Nora Springs, were both transported by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa.
The report says Keeling wore his seat belt which saved his life.
Their conditions are unknown at this time.
Friday, 12:56 pm: A pickup truck collided with semi truck-tractor trailer this morning sending two people to the hospital.
That’s Lieutenant Dana Knutson from the Iowa State Patrol.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Dancer Avenue and 270th street south of Rockford just after 9 this morning.
When KCHA News arrived on the scene, a white pickup truck rested in the middle of the roadway while the tractor trailer was split in half in two different locations.
Several law enforcement agencies, fire and rescue squads, and the Iowa State Patrol responded to the call.
The accident remains under investigation.