Oxford man arrested following accident

A man from Oxford Iowa was arrested following a single vehicle crash on Highway 218 near mile marker 44 on Sunday, May 19, around 9:30 a.m.

Derek Dawson, of Oxford, was arrested for driving while barred, driving while suspended, possession of a controlled substance subsequent offense, drug paraphernalia and failure to maintain control after he lost control of the 2018 Ford F150 he was driving on Sunday. Dawson’s vehicle entered the west ditch where it came to rest on a fence line.

There were no injuries reported and damage to the vehicle was estimated at $5,000.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.