Driver Taken To Hospital After Car Accident

Car Crash in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE, IA – A woman has been taken to the hospital following an accident off the I-35 off Ramp and Hwy 18 in Clear Lake.

It happened around 7:30 this morning.

Authorities on the scene tell KIMT News 3 it appears a car was coming off the North-bound I-35 off-ramp was turning left at the intersection when it was T-boned by a pickup truck.

The truck went into the median ditch, while the woman driving the car was pinned in the vehicle.

The driver’s side-door was smashed in.

Emergency crews had to use extraction devices to remove the driver who was taken to Mercy Medical Center North Iowa for treatment.

Clear Lake Police Department, Clear Lake Fire Department, Mason City Fire Department,  the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Offices, and Iowa State Patrol responded to the accident.

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