Linn County deputies respond to two-vehicle crash at Covington Rd and 1st Street

Linn County, IA – According to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred right before 8 a.m. Thursday morning.

It happened at Covington Rd and 1st Street in Palo.

Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Linn County Rescue crews, Palo Fire Department crews and Hiawatha Ambulance personnel responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash.

The responding deputies discovered that the 31-year-old driver, later identified as Cari Nguyen, stopped at the stop sign at 1″ St and Covington Rd.

The 31-year-old woman then attempted to turn south on Covington Rd when her vehicle was struck by a northbound vehicle on Covington Rd driven by 25-year-old Alicia Hayes-Kerr.

Hayes-Kerr and three children in her vehicle, all received minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.

Nguyen suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Nguyen was cited for Failure to Yield Upon Entering Through Highway.

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