Iowa State Patrol: Department of Public Safety

Crash Information


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Date of Accident
1/14/2011
Time of Accident
11:35 PM
County
Polk - 77
Accident occurred within corporate limits of (city)
Johnston - 3827
Law Enforcement Case Number:
2011003235
Literal Description
I-80 EASTBOUND ON RAMP FROM 86TH ST
Legal Intervention?
No
Private Property?
No
X-Coordinate:
438674.9
Y-Coordinate
4611135.
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Driver's Name - Last
LINDSAY
First
JOHN
Middle
PAUL
Suffix
City
JOHNSTON
State
IA - Iowa, US
Zip
50131
Driver's Age
39
Citation Charge Code 1
321.288
Citation Charge 1
FAIL TO MAINTAIN CONTROL
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

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
5 - Not deployed
Airbag Switch Status
9 - Unknown
Ejection
1 - Not ejected
Ejection Path
Trapped
1 - Not trapped
Transported to:
Transported by:
Insurance Co. Name
Year
2010
Make
Ford - FORD
Model
TAURUS
Style
4D
Approximate Cost to Repair or Replace
3000
Initial Travel Direction
4 - West
Vehicle Action
07 - Entering traffic lane (merging)
Speed Limit
25
Point of Initial Impact
01 - Front
Most Damaged Area
01 - Front
Extent of Damage
3 - Functional damage
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
1 - Apparently normal
Vision Obscured
01 - Not obscured
Contributing Circumstances, Driver (up to 2)
SEQUENCE OF EVENTS First Event
02 - Ran off road, straight
Second Event
33 - Ditch/embankment
Third Event
Fourth Event
Most Harmful Event (by vehicle)
33 - Ditch/embankment
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?
ACCIDENT ENVIRONMENT ROADWAY CHARACTERISTICS
Major Contributing Circumstances:
WORKZONE RELATED? SEQUENCE OF EVENTS
Location of First Harmful Event
5 - Gore
Weather Conditions (up to two)
01 - Clear
Environment
1 - None apparent
Location
First Harmful Event of Crash (use codes 11-42 only)
33 - Ditch/embankment
Manner of Crash/Collision
1 - Non-collision
Roadway
09 - Shoulders (none, low, soft, high)
Type
Light Conditions
4 - Dark, roadway lighted
Surface Conditions
2
Type of Roadway Junction/Feature
17 - On-ramp merge area
Workers Present?
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NARRATIVE

UNIT 1 WAS ATTEMPTING TO NEGOTIATE THE ON RAMP FROM 86TH STREET SOUTHBOUND TO INTERSTATE 80 EASTBOUND WHEN THE DRIVER BECAME DISTRACTED WHEN REACHING FOR SOMETHING IN THE CAR. THE DRIVER OF UNIT 1 LOST CONTROL AND ENTERED THE DITCH CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE FRONT END OF THE CAR.
Officer
KLEIN
Badge No.
152
Time Officer Notified of Accident
23:41
Time Officer Arrived At Scene
23:41
Name of Agency
P02
Date of Report
1/15/2011
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
Fax: (641) 342-4653