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Car Flips Over Bridge on 163

Posted: Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Brad Gaspelin

Shortly before 10am Tuesday, A car flipped over the north bridge railing on Highway 163 at exit 44 southeast of Pella. The male driver, Gale Dirth of Wapello, was not seriously injured, and was not transported to the hospital. According to Sheriff Ron Goemaat the driver apparently fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle. The westbound vehicle went over the bridge banister and came to rest on the north side embankment of 163. Again no serious injuries resulted from this accident.