10 people injured in Winnebago Co. crash

10 people injured in crash just northwest of Forest City.

Posted: Jan 1, 2019 11:48 AM
Updated: Jan 2, 2019 8:31 AM

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Iowa - We are working to learn more about a head-on collision that sent 10 people, including teens, to the hospital.

It happened just before 3 a.m. Jan. 1 on 120th Ave., about five miles northwest of Forest City.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, two vehicles collided head-on.
A total of 10 people, ranging in age from 18 to 22, were taken to area hospitals - their conditions are unknown at this point.
State Patrol investigators tell us they believe alcohol may be a factor but the crash is under investigation.

What happened: Authorities say vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on 120th Avenue and vehicle 2 was traveling northbound on 120th Avenue. Vehicle 1 was traveling on the wrong side of the road and struck vehicle 2 head-on. Vehicle 2 came to rest on the east side of the road, facing southbound. Vehicle 1 came to rest in the ditch also facing southbound.

This is a developing story we're continuing to follow - be sure to tune in to our evening newscasts for the latest.

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