URBANDALE, Iowa – Emergency responders were called to the scene of a crash that happened early Monday morning on I-80 eastbound in Urbandale, near the flyover exit to Highway 141.
WHO 13’s crew on the scene took a video showing a red vehicle underneath the rear end of a semi-trailer. Sgt. Alex Dinkla with the Iowa State Patrol said Troopers were dispatched to the crash involving a passenger car and a semi around 4:06 a.m. It appeared the car struck the back of the semi-trailer.
Sgt. Dinkla said the driver of the car was transported to a Des Moines hospital with critical injuries. The driver of the semi was not injured.
Three right lanes of the interstate and the exit ramp to Highway 141 were closed off for a few hours while crews worked to clear the scene. They were re-opened around 7:30 a.m.
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