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Car/deer accident blocked I-35

It happened Friday in Worth County

Posted: Nov. 19, 2017 8:35 AM

WORTH COUNTY, Iowa – Authorities had to deal with a vehicle/deer collision on I-35 Friday.

The Worth County Sheriff’s Office says it responded to several 9-1-1 calls around 5:56 pm about an accident in the northbound lanes of I-35, near mile marker 203. A car struck a deer and was disabled, blocking the left lane. The Sheriff’s Office says another vehicle went into the median to avoid hitting the car stopped on the highway.

No one was injured in this incident.

The fire departments from Fertile and Hanlontown, Forest City Ambulance, and Dick’s Towing all assisted at the scene.

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