Olin man injured after snow plow crash

An Olin man is in critical condition after colliding with a snow plow Saturday afternoon.

According to the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office, Nicholas Schulke rear ended an Iowa DOT plow while it cleared snow along the shoulder of Highway 20 near Sandstone Lane.

Law enforcement said it happened around 3:40 p.m. Schulke was traveling east and lost control on the snow-covered roadway, striking the back of a plow driven by Daniel Kelchen, 57, of Manchester.

Schulke was taken to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque and then to UIHC with life-threatening injuries, authorities said in the news release. Law enforcement didn't say whether Kelchen was hurt.

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