KEOKUK COUNTY, IA - Officials have released additional details concerning the hayride crash on a gravel road near What Cheer on Saturday, according to KCCI.
A pickup truck was pulling a trailer for a hayride when the driver had an accident around 9 p.m The 30-40 Sigourney 7th graders that were riding on it were thrown into a ditch.
Rescue crews transported two children to an area hospital. One of them had a broken pelvis and vertebrae and organ damage. The other student had broken bones in her leg and ankle.
The hayride was not a school-sanctioned event. It was organized by a group of parents.
The Keotuk County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa State Patrol are investigating the incident.
The Iowa car accident lawyers at Hope Law Firm are here to help you navigate the complex Iowa legal system if you have been hurt in a crash another driver caused. Our team has successfully handled thousands of cases for our clients. We take an aggressive approach and have a proven track record. You can schedule a free consultation with us to discuss the details of your case by completing our contact form or calling 515-298-5056.