Police Release Names of Those Involved in Van-Tractor Accident in Farley, IA
The Name of those involved in a Van-Tractor accident near Farley earlier this week have now been released.
Randy Theobald was heading north operating a 2004 Toyota Sienna. Theobald rear-ended a manure spreader being pulled by an International tractor that Carl Greenwood was operating. Randy and two passengers, Susan Young and Pauline Theobald, were extricated from the vehicle and all three subjects were transported to the hospital. Young and Randy Theobald were taken to UnityPoint Finley with non-life-threatening injuries. Pauline Theobald was a back seat passenger and was taken to MercyOne, and was then flown to University of Iowa hospitals with possible life-threatening injuries.
Greenwood was cited for failing to display a reflective device on a slow-moving vehicle.
A Toyota Sienna van rear-ended a farm tractor pulling a manure spreader on Monday November causing life-threatening injuries to at least one passenger.
The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office and Peosta Police Department, along with the Farley Fire Department and EMS and Epworth EMS responded to 7815 Farley Road just after 7 pm Monday night for the two-vehicle accident. Police say the manure spreader didn't have a slow-moving vehicle placard or any lighting.
The occupants of the van were extricated and transported to local hospitals. One occupant was later flown to the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City with possible life-threatening injuries. The driver of the tractor was uninjured.
None of the names of those involved are being released at this time.
The accident remains under investigation.