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Additional Details on Monday's Fatal Crash on Interstate 380

Additional Details on Monday’s Fatal Crash on Interstate 380 

The Cedar Rapids Police Department responded to a double fatality accident at U.S. Interstate 380 northbound just past the U.S. Highway 30 exit at 11:22 a.m. on Monday morning.

Officers arrived on scene and found a single vehicle accident involving a 2007 Mercury Montego that had left the roadway and struck a pillar support of a bridge overpass. 

Two occupants died at the scene and another occupant was transported to UnityPoint-St. Luke’s Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Jacolby Jesse Burks, DOB/06-11-1993, age 24, of Cedar Rapids.  Burks was pronounced dead at the crash scene.

A passenger in the back seat of the vehicle, identified as Devion Martel Luster, DOB/10-06-1996, age 21, of Dixon, Illinois, was also pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the front seat of the vehicle, identified as DeShawn Woods, DOB/10-16-1992, age 25, of Cedar Rapids, was treated at the scene and transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

The weather conditions are considered a factor in the cause of the accident.  An investigation by the Police Department determined that the vehicle lost control on the snow-covered roadway and struck the support pillar. 

 

 

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