A Northeast Iowa man has been seriously injured in an accident involving a horse-drawn buggy and a vehicle near Cresco.

It happened at about 2:15 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 9) at the intersection of 45th Street and Timber Avenue in rural Howard County.

A horse and buggy operated by 23-year-old Phillip Yoder of Cresco turned left in front of an oncoming vehicle driven by 50-year-old Steven Jensen of Cresco; the vehicle struck and killed the horse.

Yoder was thrown out of the buggy; he was air cared to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, with serious head injuries. A condition report was not available.

Jensen and his passenger were not hurt.