On 10/09/2020 at 10:32 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call for a single vehicle injury accident in the 4300 block of 460th Ave., Emmetsburg, Iowa. A 2020 Jeep Compass, owned and operated by Whitney Hulse (33) of Ames, Iowa, was north bound when the vehicle suffered a mechanical failure. Based on evidence at the scene it appeared that an axel joint had broken off of the front driver’s side, causing the vehicle to enter the west ditch. Whitney sustained possible injuries and was transported to Palo Alto County Hospital by ambulance.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by first responders, Palo Alto County EMS and Wickman’s Towing.