Two Men Injured After Truck Crashes into Home, Catches Fire in Des Moines

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Paramedics took two men to the hospital following a fiery car accident Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. at the corner of 19th Street and College Avenue. Police say a white Dodge pickup truck was heading westbound, before running a stop sign and slamming into a grey Nissan Altima.

The truck then went through a fence, hit a tree and a nearby home. A couple nearby pulled the driver of the truck out as it caught fire.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation.

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