LE MARS, Iowa (KCAU) – One person was injured Thursday morning in a three-vehicle collision near Le Mars.
The crash happened on the 3100 block of C38, just east of Highway 75 around 9:15 a.m.
Upon arrival it was determined that a 2015 Peterbilt semi pulling a grain trailer owned by
Visser Elevator, Inc., had pulled out of 31835 C38 and was westbound on C38. This vehicle
was operated by Jordan Mulder, age 33 of Sioux Center. Mulder was not injured in the crash
According to the Iowa State Patrol, a 2015 Peterbilt pulling a grain trailer owned by
Visser Elevator, Inc., was going west on C38 after pulling onto the road when a GMC Sierra owned by Plymouth Dairy Farms Inc. ran into the rear of the trailer. The driver of the GMC was trapped and the vehicle started on fire. A Dodge Ram then hit the back of the Sierra.
As a result of the crash, the driver of the Sierra, a 41-year-old from Le Mars, was injured and taken to MercyOne Hospital in Sioux City with life-threatening injuries.
The Peterbilt was operated by Jordan Mulder, 33, of Sioux Center. Mulder was not injured in the crash.
The Ram pickup was operated by Alec Wolf, 26, of Remsen, was traveling west of C38. Wolf was not injured in the crash.
The Iowa State Patrol notes that the driver was wearing a seatbelt.
The crash remains under investigation, but weather conditions is believed to be the cause of the crash.
The Iowa State Patrol is the lead investigating agency on this crash. Assisting are the
Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office, the Hinton Police, Le Mars Fire/Rescue, Ambulance and
Police, Plymouth County Roads, Iowa DOT motor vehicle enforcement, and Stockton