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Man flips car on I-80, causing major traffic backup

WAUKEE – A man is in the hospital Wednesday morning after he lost control and flipped his car on I-80.
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WAUKEE – A man is in the hospital Wednesday morning after he lost control and flipped his car on I-80.

According to Iowa State Patrol, the car flipped and rolled on top of the driver. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt. He was taken to a nearby hospital.

The crash caused a major traffic delay for the mid-morning commute. The scene has since been cleared up.

According to State Patrol, 196 drivers were assisted by troopers over a 12-hour time period during the snowstorm.