MASON CITY – Three Mason City residents were hurt Friday morning when a transit river suffered a medical emergency and crashed head-on into another car.
The accident took place Friday, March 11, 2022. At 10:40 AM that morning, 69-year-old transit driver Terry Wolters was westbound on the north driveway at Hy-Vee west win Mason City when he suffered a medical emergency and lost control of the vehicle. The caused the transit bus to swerve left into the path of an eastbound 2011 Dodge Caravan driven by 76-year-old Bobby Dirks of Mason City. The two vehicles struck head-on, and the transit then struck a tree in the parking lot.
Injured in the accident was Terry Wolters, Bobby Dirks and 77-year-old Joyce Dirks. All were transported by ambulance to Mercy One Mason City.