Dubuque Accident

By: News Release
Sep 8th, 2017

At approximately 1645 hours on 09-06-17, the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office, Holy Cross Fire Department, and Bi-County Ambulance responded to a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Hwy 52N at Clear Creek Rd. The investigation showed that a 2016 Dodge Ram truck, driven by Rick Barton (54) of Dubuque, was traveling Eastbound on Hwy 52N, pulling a 5th wheel trailer, when a 2017 Dodge Ram truck, driven by Dennis Chittick (47) of Kalona, failed to stop at the stop sign while traveling Southbound on Clear Creek Rd at Hwy 52N. The resulting collision resulted in extensive damage to both vehicles. Total damage was estimated at $85,000.


Both drivers were transported to Mercy ER, Dubuque, with non-life threatening injuries. Chittick was cited for the stop sign violation.