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Two Single Vehicle Rollover

posted on 12/14/18

On 12/15/2018 at 9:08pm the Worth County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a single vehicle rollover with 2 occupants near the intersection of 355th St and Fir Ave near Hanlontown. The 2 occupants were not injured. The incident was investigated at the location and was determined the driver lost control because the driver his an ice patch and lost control. The Worth County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Hanlontown and Fertile Fire Departments, and Forest City Ambulance.

On 12/15/2018 at 9:21pm the Worth County Sheriff’s Office received another 911 call of another rollover near the intersection of 370th St and Partridge Ave. The call was a single vehicle rollover with 2 occupants. The 2 occupants were not injured. The incident was investigated and was determined the driver also lost control on an ice patch on the gravel road. The Worth County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Manly Police Department, Manly Fire Department and Mason City Ambulance.

The Worth County Sheriff’s Office encourages driving slower on gravel roads due to the gravel roads becoming snow packed which can cause areas to become like ice and lose traction.