LARCHWOOD, Iowa -- Five people, including two drivers and three passengers, were taken to Sioux Falls hospitals following a Thursday night collision.
According to a press release from the Lyon County Sheriff's Department, at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of County Road A26 and Iowa Highway 182.
41-year-old Melissa Shepley of Bloomington, Minnesota was southbound on 182 in a 2012 Toyota. A 16-year-old driver from Larchwood was driving a 2001 Chrysler Town & Country mini van. Bruggeman was at the stop sign on A26. She pulled out from the stop sign and her Toyota was struck by the Chrysler.
The 16-year-old and her two passengers were transported to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Bruggeman was transported to Avera Medical Center and her passenger was taken to Sanford Hospital.
Both vehicles were considered total losses. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Larchwood Fire & Rescue, and the Lyon County Ambulance. The accident remains investigation.