Motorcylist seriously injured after losing control, crashing into ditch

Emergency crews responded to a motorcycle accident at Covington Road and Vincton Street in Palo where one person was seriously injured. 

When the Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Linn County Sheriff Rescue 57, Palo Fire Department, and Hiawatha Ambulance Service arrived on scene around 1:40 PM Tuesday afternoon, they found that a 2014 Meiduo motorcycle, driven by Isabel Pounders, 18, of Tiffin, had lost control of her motorcycle near the intersection and crashed into the south ditch. 

Pounders, was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital/Unity Point Health in Cedar Rapids for treatment of serious injuries.

According to police, the crash remains under investigation with charges pending. 

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