Iowa State Patrol: Department of Public Safety

Crash Information


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Date of Accident
1/11/2011
Time of Accident
08:00 AM
County
Jasper - 50
Accident occurred within corporate limits of (city)
Law Enforcement Case Number:
2011002160
Literal Description
I-80 WEST #161.5 MM JASPER COUNTY, IOWA / APPROXIMATELY 2.5 MILES WEST OF NEWTON, IOWA
Legal Intervention?
No
Private Property?
No
X-Coordinate:
489032.7
Y-Coordinate
4614517.
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Driver's Name - Last
DEVRIES
First
DONALD
Middle
RAY
Suffix
City
PRAIRIE CITY
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
502280000
Driver's Age
46
Citation Charge Code 1
Citation Charge 1
Gender
Male
State
IA - Iowa, US
Class
A - Veh w/26001 GVWR or more Towed unit is 10001 GVWR or more
Endorsements
X - Hazmat & Tank
Restrictions

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
SOLAR TRANSPORT CO
Year
2006
Make
Volvo - VOLV
Model
TT
Style
DAY CAB
Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
1000
Initial Travel Direction
4 - West
Vehicle Action
01 - Movement essentially straight
Speed Limit
70
Point of Initial Impact
06 - Left Rear
Most Damaged Area
06 - Left Rear
Extent of Damage
2 - Minor damage
Underride/Override
1 - None
Total Occupants
01
Traffic Controls
01 - No controls present
Vehicle Config.
09 - Tractor/semi-trailer
Cargo Body Type
04 - Cargo tank
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
22 - Vehicle in/from other roadway
Second Event
Third Event
Fourth Event
Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
22 - Vehicle in/from other roadway
Emergency Vehicle Type
1 - Not applicable
Emergency Status
3 - Not Applicable
Carrier Name
SOLAR TRANSPORT CO
City
WEST DES MOINES
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
50266
Number of Axles
5
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
80000
Placard #
1863
Hazardous Materials Released?
2 - No
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Driver's Name - Last
SIPPOLA
First
DONALD
Middle
Suffix
City
REWEY
State
WI - Wisconsin, US
Zip
535800000
Driver's Age
70
Citation Charge Code 1
Citation Charge 1
Gender
Male
State
WI - Wisconsin, US
Class
A - Veh w/26001 GVWR or more Towed unit is 10001 GVWR or more
Endorsements
None
Restrictions

L - Veh w/o Airbrakes
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:
Transported by:
Insurance Co. Name
Year
2009
Make
Dodge - DODG
Model
RAM
Style
TK
Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
500
Initial Travel Direction
4 - West
Vehicle Action
01 - Movement essentially straight
Speed Limit
70
Point of Initial Impact
03 - Right Side
Most Damaged Area
03 - Right Side
Extent of Damage
2 - Minor damage
Underride/Override
1 - None
Total Occupants
01
Traffic Controls
01 - No controls present
Vehicle Config.
02 - Four-tire light truck (pick-up, panel)
Cargo Body Type
01 - Not applicable
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
06 - Evasive action (swerve, panic braking, etc.)
Second Event
01 - Ran off road, right
Third Event
Fourth Event
Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
39 - Sign post
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
SMITH
First
DERRICK
Middle
RICHARD
Suffix
City
MIRAMAR
State
FL - Florida, US
Zip
330254612
Driver's Age
49
Citation Charge Code 1
321.288
Citation Charge 1
FAIL TO MAINTAIN CONTROL
Gender
Male
State
FL - Florida, US
Class
A - Veh w/26001 GVWR or more Towed unit is 10001 GVWR or more
Endorsements
P - Pass
Restrictions

6 - Minor Rest License
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
TRANS AM TRUCKING INC
Year
2011
Make
Model
TR
Style
CONVENTIONAL
Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
2000
Initial Travel Direction
2 - East
Vehicle Action
01 - Movement essentially straight
Speed Limit
70
Point of Initial Impact
01 - Front
Most Damaged Area
01 - Front
Extent of Damage
3 - Functional damage
Underride/Override
1 - None
Total Occupants
01
Traffic Controls
01 - No controls present
Vehicle Config.
09 - Tractor/semi-trailer
Cargo Body Type
02 - Van/enclosed box
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
06 - Evasive action (swerve, panic braking, etc.)
Second Event
04 - Crossed centerline/median
Third Event
Fourth Event
Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
22 - Vehicle in/from other roadway
Emergency Vehicle Type
1 - Not applicable
Emergency Status
3 - Not Applicable
Carrier Name
TRANS AM TRUCKING INC
City
BELLEVILLE
State
IL - Illinois, US
Zip
62220
Number of Axles
5
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
80000
Placard #
N
Hazardous Materials Released?
2 - No
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If Property other than vehicles damaged explain Object Damaged
MILEPOST MARKER
Estimate of Damage
100
Owner's Name - Last
First
Middle
Suffix
Owner Company Name
IA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
City
NEWTON
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
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)
03 - Cloudy
Environment
2 - Weather condition
Location
First Harmful Event of Crash (use codes 11-42 only)
22 - Vehicle in/from other roadway
Manner of Crash/Collision
7 - Sideswipe, opposite direction
Roadway
02 - Road surface condition
Type
Light Conditions
1 - Daylight
Surface Conditions
3
Type of Roadway Junction/Feature
01 - No special feature
Workers Present?
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NARRATIVE

VEHICLE #1 AND VEHICLE #2 WERE BOTH TRAVELING WESTBOUND (LEFT LANE) ON I-80 WEST NEAR THE 161 MM OF JASPER COUNTY, IOWA. VEHICLE #1 (SEMI TRACTOR/TANKER) WAS DIRECTLY AHEAD OF VEHICLE #2 (PASSENGER TRUCK). VEHICLE #3 WAS A SEMI TRACTOR/TRAILER TRAVELING EAST ON I-80 EAST. VEHICLE #3 MADE A LANE CHANGE FROM THE RIGHT LANE TO THE LEFT LANE OF TRAVEL AND LOST CONTROL OF HIS SEMI TRACTOR/TRAILER. VEHICLE #3 ENTERED INTO THE MEDIAN AND ACTUALLY CAME UP ONTO THE TRAVELED PORTION OF I-80 WEST LEFT LANE. THE FRONT END OF VEHICLE #3 (TRACTOR) IMPACTED WITH THE LEFT SIDE, REAR BUMPER AREA OF VEHICLE #1'S TRAILER IN THE LEFT LANE OF I-80 WEST. AFTER THE COLLISION, VEHICLE #3 CAME TO FINAL REST IN THE MEDIAN FACING SOUTHWESTERLY AND VEHICLE #1 WAS ABLE TO SAFELY MOVE TO THE NORTH SHOULDER (I-80 WEST) AND STOP. VEHICLE #2 TOOK EVASIVE ACTION TO AVOID THE COLLISION WITH VEHICLE #3 AND SERVED TO THE RIGHT. VEHICLE #2 CAME TO REST IN THE NORTH DITCH AREA FACING WEST. VEHICLE #2 DID NOT MAKE CONTACT WITH EITHER VEHICLE #1 OR VEHICLE #3; HOWEVER, VEHICLE #2 DID SUSTAIN DAMAGE. VEHICLE #2 STRUCK A MILE POST MARKER IN THE NORTH DITCH AREA WITH THE RIGHT SIDE OF HIS VEHICLE (SIDE MIRROR AREA). NO ONE IN THE COLLISION WAS INJURED AND VEHICLE #2 AND VEHICLE #3 NEEDED A TOW SERVICE TO REMOVE THEM (AFTER CONDITIONS IMPROVED). THE DRIVER OF VEHICLE #3 WAS CITED FOR FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL .THE ROADWAY CONDITIONS WERE 50-100% ICE COVERED.
Officer
LAMPE
Badge No.
309
Time Officer Notified of Accident
09:40
Time Officer Arrived At Scene
09:47
Name of Agency
P01
Date of Report
1/11/2011
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 01 Office
260 NW 48th Place
Des Moines,IA 50313-2299
Phone: (515) 725-0010
Fax: (515) 725-0011