WAVERLY – A Nashua man was hurt in an auto accident this week when a Clarksville driver failed to yield.
On February 7, 2016 at approximately 4:21 PM, the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an accident at Highway 218 and County Road C33.
After further investigation, it was determined that a Dodge Neon driven by William Billington, age 31 of Clarksville, was traveling west on C33 when he failed to yield the right away to the northbound traffic. A Dodge Grand Caravan driven by Ryan Pothast, age 36 of Nashua, was traveling north on Highway 218 and collided with Billington. Pothast received minor injuries and was transported to the Waverly Health Center to be treated.
Billington was issued traffic citations for no valid driver’s license and failure to obey traffic control device. He has been arrested twice in the past for drunk driving in different Iowa counties.
The Bremer County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Iowa DOT Motor Vehicle Enforcement, Waverly Ambulance, Plainfield First Responders, Plainfield Fire Department and Dales Service, INC.