A tractor trailer rear-ended a passenger car on Highway 14 near Claremont, Iowa, injuring three of the car’s four passengers. According to KAALTV.com, the car’s trunk was crushed in the collision, which left two children and one adult with non-life-threatening injuries. The accident occurred on Monday, March 26, near the intersection with County Road 1, and prompted the temporary closure of Highway 14.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.