UPDATE: 1 Dead, 1 Injured After Three Vehicles Crash in Des Moines


DES MOINES, Iowa — A woman is dead and a man is seriously hurt after three vehicles crashed on Des Moines’ south side.

The crash happened at the intersection of SW 9th Street an McKinley Avenue at 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday.

Police say a 56-year-old woman and her 45-year-old husband were transported to hospitals with serious injuries. The woman later died at the hospital. The man remains hospitalized.

The other two vehicles involved in the crash were occupied only by their drivers. Police say they were not injured.

The Des Moines Police Department is still investigating the cause of the crash.

The intersection has completely reopened for traffic.


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