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Motorcycle Accident

On July 7, 2011 at approx 9:35 am the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene of an accident in the 1500 block of hwy 86. A vehicle driven by Elliott Wooldridge pulled out of a private driveway to go southbound and did not see a northbound motorcycle driven by Patrick McCartan. McCartan swerved to prevent colliding with the vehicle causing him to fall off the motorcycle. McCartan was taken to Lakes Regional Healthcare with non-incapicitating injuries. Mccartan was not wearing a helmet at the time. Wooldridge was cited for failure to yield upon entering the highway.  They were assisted at the scene by Spirit Lake First Responders and Lakes Regional Healthcare Ambulance.

Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946