Joe Foreman
Four collisions at 195th St. and U.S. Highway 34 occurred within 40 hours of the opening of the I-29/Highway 34 interchange and westbound 34 overpass last week. Two people sustained serious injuries, including Donna Sumner-Johnson of Pacific Junction who was transported to an Omaha hospital by medical helicopter. Her vehicle was pushed into a cornfield after collding with a semi-trailer truck.
Accidents Mar Opening Of Interchange, Westbound 34

Four collisions at the intersection of 195th St. and Highway 34 within 40 hours of Thursday’s opening of the Highway 34 westbound overpass and redesigned Interstate 29 interchange in western Mills County left two people hospitalized with serious injuries and Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) officials taking extra measures to prevent future accidents.