2 injured in automobile accident Thursday morning

Two individuals were critically injured following a two-vehicle accident Thursday morning in Muscatine. 

The Muscatine Police Department and Muscatine Fire Department responded after the Muscatine County Joint Communication Center (MUSCOM) received a report of a two-vehicle accident at 8:46 a.m. Thursday, July 28, at the intersection of US Highway 61 and University Avenue.

The preliminary investigation determined that a northbound passenger car driven by Mikayla Healy, 23, Saint Cloud, Minn., was struck by a southbound pickup truck driven by Joseph Gadzik, 48, Davenport, Iowa, as Healy’s car attempted a left turn onto University Drive.

Healy and her passenger, Allison Magnison, 22, of Muscatine, Iowa, were critically injured in the accident. Both Healy and Magnison were flown to the University of Iowa Hospitals for treatment. The driver of the pickup was treated and released at the scene. 

No charges have been filed and the accident remains under investigation. Members of the Iowa State Patrol are assisting with the investigation.