Lester, Iowa — Five people were taken to a hospital after an accident on Friday night near Lester.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 8:25 PM, 59-year-old Wanda Hoogendoorn of Larchwood was driving her 2011 Ford Edge about two miles west of Keith’s Korner in Lester. The report says she was stopped on Highway 9 waiting to turn south on to Dipper Avenue when she was allegedly rear-ended by a 2005 Ford F550 driven by 22-year-old Bernard Rahn of Mission, South Dakota. After it was struck, Hoogendoorn’s vehicle went into the south ditch and rolled and came to rest on the driver’s side.
Hoogendoorn and her four minor passengers were transported to Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids.
Both vehicles were totaled in the accident.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that the Lester Fire and Rescue crew and the Lyon County Ambulance crew assisted them at the scene.