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State Patrol Releases Names Of Those Involved In Three Vehicle Crash In Fairfield

The Iowa State Patrol has released the names of the drivers involved in a three vehicle crash early last Thursday afternoon that left a Fairfield man with serious injuries. 51 year old Robert Gotshall of Fairfield was traveling East on East Burlington Ave when he failed to notice a vehicle that was stopped attempting to turn into Parkview Care Center.  The driver of the stopped vehicle was 17 year old Oropeza Estrella of Fairfield. Gotshall swerved to avoid hitting the the vehicle, but clipped the rear driver side corner before crossing the centerline where he struck 52 year old Joseph Freshwater of Albia head on. Gotshall was airlifted by Medforce to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Estrella was transported by private vehicle to the Jefferson County Health Center. Freshwater was uninjured in the collision. 


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