One Person Killed in Blairs Ferry Road Accident
A crash on Blairs Ferry Road, east of Edgewood Road, claimed one life this morning.
Police are investigating a fatal head on crash on 3700 block Blairs Ferry Rd NE pic.twitter.com/Wy7HkzrJ6d
— Joe Huisinga (@JoeHuisingaCBS2) May 16, 2017
KCRG reports one person was killed in the accident which involved a full-size Dodge 4×4 truck and a 4-door Ford C-Max SUV. It happened around 8:30 this morning east of North Pine Drive on Blairs Ferry Road, near Woodcrest Apartments. One of the two occupants in the SUV were killed in the crash. The lone person in the truck and the other person in the SUV both suffered serious injuries.
Cedar Rapids Police say the truck crossed the center line and the vehicles hit head-on. The investigation continues.
[WED 5/17 update] 67-year-old John Secl of Cedar Rapids was the man killed in the crash. Glorida Secl (in the vehilcle with John Secl) was seriously injured. The driver of the truck was 46-year-old Daniel Derhammer. He also suffered serious injuries.