Monday, November 5, 2007
Two vehicle accident just north of Algona.
A 52 year old Bancroft man and a 51 year old Bancroft woman were taken to Kossuth Regional Health Center for treatment after a two vehicle accident just north of Algona on U-S 169 yesterday afternoon. Kossuth County Sheriff`s Deputy Mike Sankey identifies the drivers as 17 year old Ethan Gisch who was driving a 2000 Chevy Impala, and 52 year old Rodney Uthof of rural Bancroft in a 1988 Chevy pick up truck. Deputy Sankey says it was apparently a rear ender type of accident. Rodney and Joan Uthof were transported to K-R-H-C by Algona Ambulance Service for treatment. Driver Gisch refused medical treatment, he was spared injury by his seatbelt and airbag deployment. According to the accident report no citation was issued.