Two people are dead following a two vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on Highway 52 south of Dubuque. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department says that a south-bound vehicle crossed the center line and struck a north-bound vehicle head on. Two passengers in the north-bound vehicle died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.
The driver of the northbound vehicle was taken to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the south-bound vehicle was airlifted from the scene to University Hospitals in Iowa City. A passenger in that vehicle was taken to Mercy in Dubuque with non-life threatening injuries. Names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of relatives.