Two vehicle collision sends two to the hospital

Two vehicle collision happened at the intersection of Rochester and U.S. 149.

A car crash on Ottumwa's north side sends two to the hospital.

It happened just after 2 p.m. Monday after at the interestion of Rochester and U.S. 149. Ottumwa firefighters, police and paramedics arrived to the scene shortly after.

It appeared a van was yielding to make a left hand turn onto Rochester. The driver's husband was waiting to be picked up at the hotel across the street. He says his wife couldn't see the car over a semi-truck that was also traveling southbound. It was then when the van turned left and hit the car. A young child was a passenger in the van. The driver of the car chose not to go to the hospital. She had no passengers.

OFD personel on the scene said the mother and child in the van went to the hospital as a precautionary measure.

Police say the crash remains under investigation.