SUV Drives Over Half a Mile Through Iowa Cornfield
A one-car accident led to an SUV driving a long distance through a cornfield.
According to NWestIowa.com, a 65-year-old Iowa man was driving south on Silver Avenue near Sanborn on Wednesday, October 6 when he suddenly went into the ditch and crashed west into a cornfield. The 2006 Ford Explorer continued south before veering back to the west, mowing down corn stalks along the way for more than half a mile.
The driver, Jay Axdahl, appeared to have suffered a medical condition, according to the O'Brien County Sheriff's Office.
Axdahl was transported to a hospital in Primghar for treatment. His vehicle suffered $2,000 in damages.
The loss of the corn mowed down was estimated to be worth $750.
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