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Three injured in pickup truck accident

IOWA CITY– A 29-year-old Iowa City man has been charged after a single-vehicle accident Wednesday, May 16, on Prairie Du Chein Road in rural Iowa City.
According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, the Joint Emergency Communications Center received a report of a motor vehicle crash at 3181 Prairie Du Chein Rd. NE in rural Johnson County on May 16 at 12:25 a.m. The crash occurred on private property and involved a single pickup truck with four occupants, two of whom were in the back of the truck at the time of the crash. Three of the occupants were taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; two sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.
The driver of the vehicle Austin Allison-Schuppert, 29, of Iowa City, was charged with Serious Injury By Vehicle, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; his bond was set at $17,000 cash. This incident remains under investigation and additional charges are pending.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Solon fire department and the Johnson County Ambulance Service.