CERRO GORDO COUNTY, IA – A motorcycle accident sends two people to the hospital earlier Friday afternoon. It happened on Interstate 35 around 3:30pm and involved 4 people. 60 year old Richard Elsberry and his passenger, 50 year old Deanna Elsberry, are in fair condition at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa.
Both were airlifted from the scene.
The Iowa State Patrol says the couple was traveling northbound on I-35 and braked, another other couple riding behind them was not able to stop in time and collided.
That motorcycle driver, 52 year old Kim Dostal, was cited for following too closely.
Traffic was backed up near the accident scene at the 186 mile marker on the interstate.