Details of Car-Semi AccidentWritten by Theresa Rose on March 13, 2018
At approximately 12:24PM on March 12, 2018, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a car vs. semi crash at the intersection of Highway 218 and Iowa Avenue, south of Mt. Pleasant.
It was found that Angela Neal, of Mt. Pleasant, driving a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, failed to stop at a stop sign on southbound Iowa Avenue. Neal advised her brakes went out, causing her to not be able to stop and strike the rear wheels of a southbound semi.
The semi, driven by Plamen Bejanski, of Roselle, Illinois, advised he saw the car coming but was unable to avoid the crash.
No injuries were reported. The Cobalt was totaled and the semi received damage to the trailer axel area.
Responding was the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Mt. Pleasant Police Department, Mt. Pleasant Fire and Rescue, Henry County Ambulance, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement and the Iowa DOT assisted with traffic control.