Suspected drunk driver injures three in head-on crash

A two-vehicle accident left three people injured and one in jail wednesday night.

35 year old Richard Jedlicka of West Branch was driving a pickup northbound on Ely Road just after 6pm when he crossed the center line and hit a small SUV head-on driven by 29 year old Jesse Ozbun of Marion, and two passengers including a four-year-old.

The pickup truck came to rest on its top in the roadway and the suv ended up in the ditch where it caught fire.

Passengers were pulled from the SUV while it was catching fire.

Jedlicka was taken into custody by Linn County Sheriff's Deputies for suspected OWI.

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