7 hospitalized after Benton Co crash - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

7 hospitalized after Benton Co crash

Posted: Updated:

The Iowa State Patrol confirms seven people were taken to the hospital after a crash Thursday.

The crash happened around 5 p.m. in Benton County, along Highway 30 and the Van Horne corner.

State Patrol says six people were taken to Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids by ground, and one crash victim was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics by air.

Authorities say three vehicles were involved. One vehicle was traveling westbound on Highway 30, slowing down to make a left turn, when it was rear--ended. The vehicle then rotated into the eastbound lanes, and was struck by another car traveling eastbound.

State Patrol says there were no fatalities in the crash; the victims are expected to survive.

Powered by Frankly