Accident with Injuries

Written by Theresa Rose on August 11, 2016

At approximately 1:54PM on Wednesday afternoon August 10, 2016 The Henry County Sheriff’s Office received an E-911 report of a single vehicle accident, involving injuries, at the intersection of 245th Street and Hickory Avenue. The vehicle involved was a silver 2007 Town & Country Van owned by John Becker of Mt. Pleasant and operated by Jacob Eugene Robbins age (16) of Lockridge, Iowa.  The Becker vehicle was occupied by three other juveniles; Shyla M. Hiler age (17), Damian J. Lorenzo age (16) and Trequan M. Cosgrove age (17) all residents of Henry County.


An investigation conducted into the report revealed that Robbins had been traveling southbound on Hickory Avenue, was approaching the intersection of 245th Street where Robbins had intentions of making a left hand turn onto 245th Street.  Robbins was traveling too fast and lost control of the vehicle upon attempting the turn.  Robbins entered the south ditch where the vehicle impacted a utility pole.


A passenger in the van was transported to HCHC for unknown injuries.