3 InjuredWritten by Theresa Rose on May 27, 2016
On 5-26-16 at approximately 10:16 pm Des Moines County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single motor vehicle accident with injury in the 6000 block of Highway 61. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 61 when it went off the highway and rolled in the east ditch. The vehicle was occupied by 3 subjects. The driver was identified as 22 year old Edward Tapscott and the passengers were identified as 18 year old Cynthia Acton and 27 year old Christopher Tapscott. All three individuals sustained injuries and were transported to Great River Medical Center by ambulance, and later transported to Iowa City. Their condition is unknown at this time. Investigation of the incident is ongoing. Deputies were assisted on scene by Burlington Fire / EMS personnel and the Burlington Police Department.