Serving Iowa Families Statewide | Se Habla Español

News: Two-vehicle wreck shuts down US-151 near NE Fairfax

LINN COUNTY, IA -- A two-vehicle accident late Tuesday afternoon closed all lanes on U.S. Highway 151 near northeast Fairfax, according to the Linn County Sheriff's Office.

The collision occurred at the Highland Avenue intersection and was first reported by LCSO at 4:50 p.m.

It was unclear what led up to the crash, but the entire roadway was blocked, and traffic was being diverted from the area. Motorists were instructed to take alternate routes as emergency crews responded.

Shortly before 5:00 p.m., the scene had been moved enough to allow traffic to proceed with caution through the area.

As of this writing, authorities have not released updates regarding the parties involved or whether anyone was seriously injured.

If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a recent car accident caused by another driver, you deserve an experienced attorney on your side. Our compassionate team of Iowa car accident lawyers is committed to helping families in your situation fight for the best possible outcome. Reach out by phone at 515-298-5056 or complete our online form to set up a free review and consultation.