Iowa State Patrol: Department of Public Safety

Crash Information


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Date of Accident
1/14/2011
Time of Accident
04:02 AM
County
Polk - 77
Accident occurred within corporate limits of (city)
Des Moines - 1945
Law Enforcement Case Number:
2011003011
Literal Description
THOMPSON AVE and SEARLE ST
Legal Intervention?
No
Private Property?
No
X-Coordinate:
451970.2
Y-Coordinate
4606926.
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Driver's Name - Last
LAYMON
First
GORDON
Middle
JAMES
Suffix
City
DES MOINES
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
50320
Driver's Age
20
Citation Charge Code 1
321.288
Citation Charge 1
FAIL TO MAINTAIN CONTROL
Gender
Male
State
IA - Iowa, US
Class
0 - ID
Endorsements
None
Restrictions

None
Citation Charge Code 2
321.20B-B
Citation Charge 2
VIOLATION - FINANCIAL LIABILITY - ACCIDENT
Alcohol Test Given?
4 - Breath
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
3 - Deployed both front/side
Airbag Switch Status
9 - Unknown
Ejection
1 - Not ejected
Ejection Path
Trapped
1 - Not trapped
Transported to:
Transported by:
Insurance Co. Name
Year
1998
Make
Dodge - DODG
Model
STRATUS
Style
4D
Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
5000
Initial Travel Direction
1 - North
Vehicle Action
01 - Movement essentially straight
Speed Limit
25
Point of Initial Impact
01 - Front
Most Damaged Area
01 - Front
Extent of Damage
5 - Severe, vehicle totaled
Underride/Override
1 - None
Total Occupants
1
Traffic Controls
01 - No controls present
Vehicle Config.
01 - Passenger car
Cargo Body Type
01 - Not applicable
Vehicle Defect
01 - None
Driver Condition
6 - Under the influence of alcohol/drugs/medications
Vision Obscured
01 - Not obscured
Contributing Circumstances, Driver (up to 2)
SEQUENCE OF EVENTS First Event
03 - Ran off road, left
Second Event
37 - Tree
Third Event
Fourth Event
Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
37 - Tree
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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If Property other than vehicles damaged explain Object Damaged
FENCE
Estimate of Damage
500
Owner's Name - Last
LETZE
First
HARLEY
Middle
WILLIAM
Suffix
Owner Company Name
City
DES MOINES
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
ACCIDENT ENVIRONMENT ROADWAY CHARACTERISTICS
Major Contributing Circumstances:
WORKZONE RELATED? SEQUENCE OF EVENTS
Location of First Harmful Event
4 - Roadside
Weather Conditions (up to two)
01 - Clear
Environment
1 - None apparent
Location
First Harmful Event of Crash (use codes 11-42 only)
37 - Tree
Manner of Crash/Collision
1 - Non-collision
Roadway
01 - None apparent
Type
Light Conditions
4 - Dark, roadway lighted
Surface Conditions
4
Type of Roadway Junction/Feature
01 - No special feature
Workers Present?
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NARRATIVE

UNIT 1 WAS ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE A FULLY MARKED POLICE CAR AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED WHEN IT LOST CONTROL. UNIT 1 LEFT THE ROADWAY, HIT A TREE AND A FENCE, AND CAME TO A REST IN THE GRASS OF A RESIDENTIAL YARD. THE DRIVER OF UNIT 1 WAS INTOXICATED.
Officer
KLEIN
Badge No.
152
Time Officer Notified of Accident
04:01
Time Officer Arrived At Scene
04:10
Name of Agency
P02
Date of Report
1/14/2011
Investigation made at scene?
Yes
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Iowa State Patrol District 02 Office
1619 Truro Pavement
Osceola,IA 50213-8383
Phone: (641) 342-2108
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