Public Safety

Man extricated with serious injuries in crash at Kirkwood

A Cedar Rapids police car. (Gazette file photo)
A Cedar Rapids police car. (Gazette file photo)

A man was seriously injured early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash at the Kirkwood Recreation Center in Cedar Rapids.

Police and firefighters were dispatched at 1:26 a.m. for the crash at 65 Jones View Parkway SW, according to a Cedar Rapids Police Department news release. The vehicle had left the roadway and struck a brick wall surrounding a transformer adjacent to the Kirkwood Recreation Center.

The unidentified 21-year-old man was extricated from the vehicle and transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation, the release stated.

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