Derek Martie Injured in Alleged Waterloo, Iowa Drunk Driving Accident

Authorities tasked with heading-up the investigation from the Iowa State Police have released a statement to the public that has identified one of the individuals injured in a road accident in Waterloo, IA on Saturday, June 22nd, 2013. Police working closely with accident investigation teams currently have reason to believe that Derek Martie was injured when the motorcycle he operated was struck by a pickup truck for reasons currently under investigation while navigating Dubuque Road.

Scene of the Accident


According to the statement released by authorities, Derek Martie sustained unspecified injuries in the accident and was subsequently transported by emergency response personnel to a nearby hospital where an update on his condition was not made immediately available by hospital staff. The driver of the offending vehicle has since been identified as Bryan Cornwell, who currently faces drunk driving related charges stemming from the accident. Officials representing both local and state agencies are said to be evaluating the accident.

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