Iowa State Patrol: Department of Public Safety

Crash Information


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Date of Accident
1/13/2011
Time of Accident
05:00 PM
County
Webster - 94
Accident occurred within corporate limits of (city)
Fort Dodge - 2690
Law Enforcement Case Number:
2011002951
Literal Description
S 25TH ST and 1ST AVE S
Legal Intervention?
No
Private Property?
No
X-Coordinate:
404436.9
Y-Coordinate
4706530.
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Driver's Name - Last
GROSSNICKLE
First
WILLIAM
Middle
SHAWN
Suffix
City
FORT DODGE
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
505010000
Driver's Age
49
Citation Charge Code 1
Citation Charge 1
Gender
Male
State
IA - Iowa, US
Class
C - Non-commercial vehicle or commercial Veh w/26000 GVWR or less & either 16 Pass Design or Hazmat
Endorsements
None
Restrictions

B - Cor Lenses
Citation Charge Code 2
Citation Charge 2
Alcohol Test Given?
1 - None
Drug Test Given?
1 - None
Citation Charge Code 3
Citation Charge 3
Citation Charge Code 4
Citation Charge 4
Seating Position
01 - Front: Left Side / Motorcycle Driver
Injury Status
5 - Uninjured
Occupant Protection
2 - Shoulder and lap belt used
Airbag Deployment
5 - Not deployed
Airbag Switch Status
3 - No ON/OFF switch present
Ejection
1 - Not ejected
Ejection Path
Trapped
1 - Not trapped
Transported to:
HOME
Transported by:
Insurance Co. Name
Year
2007
Make
Chrysler - CHRY
Model
Style
VN
Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
8000
Initial Travel Direction
3 - South
Vehicle Action
01 - Movement essentially straight
Speed Limit
25
Point of Initial Impact
02 - Right Front
Most Damaged Area
02 - Right Front
Extent of Damage
3 - Functional damage
Underride/Override
1 - None
Total Occupants
2
Traffic Controls
02 - Traffic signals
Vehicle Config.
03 - Van or mini-van
Cargo Body Type
01 - Not applicable
Vehicle Defect
01 - None
Driver Condition
1 - Apparently normal
Vision Obscured
99 - Unknown
Contributing Circumstances, Driver (up to 2)
SEQUENCE OF EVENTS First Event
21 - Vehicle in traffic
Second Event
Third Event
Fourth Event
Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
Emergency Vehicle Type
1 - Not applicable
Emergency Status
3 - Not Applicable
Carrier Name
City
State
Zip
Number of Axles
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
Placard #
Hazardous Materials Released?
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Driver's Name - Last
BITTNER
First
JOHN
Middle
PATRICK
Suffix
City
FORT DODGE
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
50501
Driver's Age
41
Citation Charge Code 1
Citation Charge 1
Gender
Male
State
IA - Iowa, US
Class
B - Veh w/26001 GVWR or more Towed unit is less than 10001 GVWR
Endorsements
Restrictions

None
Citation Charge Code 2
Citation Charge 2
Alcohol Test Given?
1 - None
Drug Test Given?
1 - None
Citation Charge Code 3
Citation Charge 3
Citation Charge Code 4
Citation Charge 4
Seating Position
01 - Front: Left Side / Motorcycle Driver
Injury Status
5 - Uninjured
Occupant Protection
2 - Shoulder and lap belt used
Airbag Deployment
6 - Not applicable
Airbag Switch Status
3 - No ON/OFF switch present
Ejection
1 - Not ejected
Ejection Path
Trapped
1 - Not trapped
Transported to:
Transported by:
Insurance Co. Name
Year
1994
Make
International - INTL
Model
4700LP
Style
FIRE TRUCK
Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
5000
Initial Travel Direction
2 - East
Vehicle Action
03 - Turning right
Speed Limit
25
Point of Initial Impact
08 - Left Front
Most Damaged Area
08 - Left Front
Extent of Damage
2 - Minor damage
Underride/Override
1 - None
Total Occupants
2
Traffic Controls
02 - Traffic signals
Vehicle Config.
05 - Single-unit truck (2-axle, 6-tires)
Cargo Body Type
09 - Other truck cargo type (explain in narrative)
Vehicle Defect
01 - None
Driver Condition
1 - Apparently normal
Vision Obscured
01 - Not obscured
Contributing Circumstances, Driver (up to 2)
SEQUENCE OF EVENTS First Event
21 - Vehicle in traffic
Second Event
Third Event
Fourth Event
Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
21 - Vehicle in traffic
Emergency Vehicle Type
3 - Fire
Emergency Status
1 - Yes, in emergency
Carrier Name
City
State
Zip
Number of Axles
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
Placard #
Hazardous Materials Released?
ACCIDENT ENVIRONMENT ROADWAY CHARACTERISTICS
Major Contributing Circumstances:
WORKZONE RELATED? SEQUENCE OF EVENTS
Location of First Harmful Event
1 - On Roadway
Weather Conditions (up to two)
01 - Clear
Environment
1 - None apparent
Location
First Harmful Event of Crash (use codes 11-42 only)
21 - Vehicle in traffic
Manner of Crash/Collision
2 - Head-on
Roadway
02 - Road surface condition
Type
Light Conditions
2 - Dusk
Surface Conditions
3
Type of Roadway Junction/Feature
11 - Four-way intersection
Workers Present?
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NARRATIVE

VEHICLE #1 WAS A SOUTHBOUND MINI-VAN. VEHICLE #2 WAS AN EASTBOUND FIRE TRUCK PREPARING TO TURN RIGHT TO GO SOUTH, WITH IT'S EMERGENCY LIGHTS & SIREN OPERATING, GOING TO A CRASH SITE. THE VEHICLES COLLIDED, THE RIGHT FRONT CORNER OF THE VAN TO THE LEFT FRONT CORNER OF THE FIRE TRUCK, WITH DAMAGE PRIMARILY OCCURRING IN FRONT OF THE TIRES ON BOTH VEHICLES. DRIVER OF #1 WAS CERTAIN HE HAD A GREEN LIGHT, AND DRIVER OF #2 DID'NT KNOW WHAT COLOR HIS TRAFFIC LIGHT WAS. NO CHARGES WERE FILED DUE TO THE UNCERTAINTY OF WHICH VEHICLE HAD CONTROL OF THE INTERSECTION.
Officer
MILLS
Badge No.
263
Time Officer Notified of Accident
17:07
Time Officer Arrived At Scene
17:18
Name of Agency
P07
Date of Report
1/13/2011
Investigation made at scene?
Yes
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Any questions about this report may be directed to the following address:
Iowa State Patrol District 07 Office
2437 235th St
Ft Dodge,IA 50501-8465
Phone: (515) 972-4213
Fax: (515) 972-4218