Johnston, Iowa man strikes a semi when his car pulls out onto Highway 52
Posted: Sat, Dec 26, 2020 4:14 PM
Decorah Police are providing details of a Monday accident between a passenger car and a semi on Highway 52 at Pulpit Rock Road.
Police say 18-year-old Malachi Thompson of Johnston, Iowa came to a stop at Highway 52 on Pulpit Rock Road, but then pulled out onto the highway just as a semi driven by 57-year-old Darryl Brink of Waukon was driving past.
Thompson's car suffered $10,000 in damages, while the semi Brink was driving had $2,000 in damages. Neither driver was injured.
Thompson has been issued a ticket for failure to yield the right-of-way upon entering a highway.