Car Crashes Into Des Moines River


A car crashed into the Des Moines River on Sunday. (WHO-HD)

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DES MOINES, Iowa  --  Around 5 o'clock Sunday morning, a car crashed into the Des Moines River.

Officials say the car was travelling eastbound on I-80 near the Des Moines River Bridge when the driver swerved to avoid a deer. The vehicle drifted downstream with water up to its windows before crews could help.

One person had made it out of the car when emergency crews arrived, but the other had to be rescued by boat.

Both people were hospitalized for hypothermia but are expected to recover.


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