Published June 21 2009
Food allergy leads to vehicle crash
of Article: http://www.thedickinsonpress.com/event/article/id/24547/
MEDORA — A food allergy was
responsible for a crash near the Chateau de Mores Friday.
MEDORA — A food allergy was responsible for a crash
near the Chateau de Mores Friday.
Michael Rooney, 75, from Cody, Wyo., was traveling
east on the Interstate 94 business loop toward Medora when he reportedly
blacked out because of a food allergy, crossed the center line, went off
the left side of the road and crossed over two approaches before coming
back onto the road, Medora Police Department Chief John Bey said
From there, the vehicle crossed two lanes to the
south side of the road where it crossed over the Chateau Road near
Medora. The vehicle then hit a bog hole where the car’s airbags deployed.
The vehicle continued until it struck a guide wire and power pole, Bey
Rooney sustained minor injuries and was taken to
St. Joseph’s Hospital in Dickinson, where he was treated and released
No charges were filed.