Truck backs into oncoming car

By: Donovan W. Mann –

Humboldt, IA – No injuries reported after a pickup truck backs into an oncoming sedan in Humboldt.

Officer Erin Bennett of the Humboldt Police Department files the report on the two vehicles incident. Her report says that on Wednesday, March 17th, Kaden McBurney, 18, of Humboldt was driving west on 16th Avenue North as Joel Armitage, 41, of Humboldt was backing out of a parking spot. Armitage did not see McBurney coming due to his vision being obstructed by pickups with trailers in parking spots next to him and backed out into oncoming traffic resulting in the collision.

The incident resulted in severe damages to McBurney’s Ford Fusion and functional damages to Armitage’s GMC Sierra. No injuries were reported by Officer Bennett at the time of the incident.