Near Head-On Collision Sends Two Women To Hospital

Mon 2-6-2017

(Rock Rapids)-- A two vehicle, nearly head-on collision last (Sun.) evening in Lyon county sent two people to the hospital.

The Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Melony Jackson of Marcus was driving a 2011 Ford Edge northbound on Highway 75 when she fell asleep at the wheel. The vehicle crossed the southbound lane and collided with an oncoming 2012 Buick Enclave driven by 46-year-old Teresa Nemmers of LeMars.

Jackson and Nemmers were transported by ambulance to the Rock Rapids hospital. There was no immediate information on their conditions or extent of injuries.

Both vehicles were totaled.

The collision took place shortly after 6:30 pm.