Public Safety

64-year-old man suffers life-threatening injuries in head-on collision in Linn County

A Linn County Sheriff's Office squad car. (file photo)
A Linn County Sheriff’s Office squad car. (file photo)

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 64-year-old Center Point man was seriously injured Monday afternoon in a head-on collision at County Home Road and North Center Point Road in Linn County.

Morgan Martin, 19, of Alburnett was driving a Volvo passenger car west on County Home Road when the vehicle collided head-on with an eastbound Kia SUV driven by Lonnie Clark, according to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said Clark was not wearing a seat belt. He was airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

Martin was transported to a hospital by a private vehicle. She refused treatment at the scene, deputies said.

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