SE Iowa Man Seriously Injured in Keokuk County Accident


A two-vehicle accident in Keokuk County left a southeast Iowa man seriously injured Tuesday night.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, at 6:40 PM, a 2018 Chevy Silverado driven by 32-year-old Zachary Brain of Hedrick was traveling westbound on the 1400 block of Highway 149.

As Brain attempted to pass a semi, he drove into the path of an eastbound 2017 Buick Enclave driven by 67-year-old James Eschenbrenner of Delta.

The accident report states both vehicles swerved into the south shoulder and then collided.

Eschenbrenner was airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic in Iowa City. His current status is unknown.

Brain was not injured in the wreck.

The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office, Hedrick Fire Department, and Sigourney Fire Department.

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