Both drivers of a two-vehicle accident Sunday night in Creston were airlifted to Des Moines.
According to an Union County accident report, at approximately 11:48 p.m. a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Jessica Lens, 44, of Creston, was traveling east on 150th street and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection at Highway 25. The Silverado struck a 2013 Ford F-150 driven by Teagan Gordon, 36, of Creston, who was traveling northbound on Highway 25. Both vehicles came came to a stop in the northeast ditch of the highway.
When deputies arrived at the scene, a odor of alcoholic beverage was detected coming from Lens, who also reportedly had bloodshot watery eyes. Lens consented to a preliminary breath test with a BrAC result of .14%, almost twice the legal limit.
Both drivers were transported by ambulance to Greater Regional Health and then flown by helicopter to hospitals in Des Moines.
The trucks were both total losses with damages estimated at $45,000. The property of James Walsh sustained an estimated $1,200 in damages including damage to a fence, fence post and cast iron pipe.