Two people were transported by ambulance to the hospital after a head-on collision east of Brighton Tuesday afternoon. According to the Washington County Communications Office, at 2:12 p.m., they received multiple calls about the collision that occurred on Highway 78 near Toadflax Boulevard. One person was trapped in their vehicle and another was potentially ejected. The two drivers were Linda Coop and Heath Krabill of Mount Pleasant.
As heard live from the scene on KCII, eastbound traffic from Brighton was stopped while emergency personnel assisted at the scene. Two individuals were transported to the Washington County Hospital by Washington County Ambulances. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Krabill is facing charges of possession of controlled substance methamphetamine third offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating while intoxicated first offense and assault on persons in certain occupations. Washington County Ambulance, Washington Rescue, Washington Fire Department, Brighton Fire Department, Brighton QRS, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Officers assisted at the scene.