DES MOINES, Iowa — Two separate crashes in Des Moines shut down a portion of SE 14th Street for several hours Saturday evening.

According to the Des Moines Police Department two crashes occurred between Virginia Ave. and Watrous Ave. One crash involved a motorcyclist who experienced serious injuries. No other injuries have been reported.

The Des Moines Police Department shared in a tweet that SE 14th street southbound was closed while the scene was investigated by officers. After approximately four hours the road reopened for travelers.

Both crashes are still under investigation.