Here's the official release from the Dubuque Police Department regarding last nights accident on the NW Arterial.


On January 23rd, 2018, at 9:09 PM Dubuque Police & Fire personnel responded to the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and the N.W. Arterial for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle.

The preliminary investigation revealed that several juveniles attempted to run east across the intersection when one of them, a 14-year-old resident of Asbury, was struck by a vehicle that was traveling northbound on the N.W. Arterial.  The juvenile was transported to Mercy Hospital and was later transferred to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  The driver of the vehicle, Crystal A. Smith, 35, of Sherrill, IA, was not injured.

No charges have been filed at this time as the investigation remains ongoing.

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