2 injured in crash near Oelwein

Two people were injured in a crash this morning near Oelwein when a minivan crossed lanes and hit an SUV.

On Dec. 28, at 6:35 a.m., the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 3, east of Oelwein near N Avenue.

According to a deputy, a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country driven by Allen Krum, 41, of Stanley, was driving eastbound on Hwy. 3 when he crossed the center line and collided with a 2012 Dodge Journey operated by Lillian Smith, 52, of Strawberry Point. Both drivers were treated for possible injuries, and both vehicles are believed to be totaled.

Krum was cited for failure to secure liability insurance and driving on the wrong side of the roadway.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Oelwein Police Department, Oelwein Fire Department, and Mercy One Ambulance.