One injured in vehicle-buggy accident

Posted 9/21/22

On September 20, 2022, at 7:06 a.m., the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a horse-drawn buggy on 540th St SW and Eagle Ave SW. The driver of the …

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One injured in vehicle-buggy accident

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On September 20, 2022, at 7:06 a.m., the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a horse-drawn buggy on 540th St SW and Eagle Ave SW. The driver of the vehicle, John Mast, 63, of Kalona, was travelling eastbound on 540th St SW. Mast’s vision was obstructed by sun glare and he collided with the horse- drawn buggy also travelling eastbound on 540 St SW. The operator of the buggy, Simon Borkholder, 75, of Kalona, sustained injuries and was transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, where he remains in stable condition.

The driver of the motor vehicle remained on scene and was uninjured; the horse was also uninjured.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Johnson County Ambulance Services, Kalona QRS, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and Johnson County Joint Emergency Communications Center.

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