Southeast Iowa Man Seriously Injured After Intentionally Driving Down Wrong Side Of Hwy

Early Tuesday morning, a Washington man suffered severe injuries after intentionally driving his vehicle on the wrong side of Highway 218, just North of Mount Pleasant. Henry County Sheriff’s Deputies received a call from an Ambulance crew around 2am reporting that a vehicle was traveling Northbound in the Southbound lane. Shortly after the call came in the vehicle struck a bridge. An investigation into the crash determined that 63 year old Thomas Allan Colthurst of Washington had indeed driven the wrong way intentionally. He sustained life threatening injuries as a result of the crash and was airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.