Polk Township – Highway Truck Accident Update

Officials have released more info regarding last Thursday’s highway crash in Polk Township.

At around 12:20 p.m., an SUV traveling on Highway 63 and attempting to turn onto Buck Creek Road was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer operated by 32-year-old John Sidler of Boone, Iowa. 17-year-old Megan Waddle of Greentop was driving the SUV and was seriously injured. The collision forced the SUV off the roadway and into an embankment. Waddle was transported to the hospital by responders, while Sidler was unharmed. Authorities will release more updates when appropriate.

Injuries caused by rear-end collisions are frequently insidious in nature, sometimes manifesting weeks or even months post-crash. With this in mind, victims of these unfortunate situations are advised to seek the help of personal injury experts. It can be challenging to cope and recover from these injuries, and pursuing various legal avenues can, under appropriate circumstances, be our most effective option.